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Use in Past ClassesHow have these techniques been used in past classes, and with what materials
A Thousand Splendid Suns- Historical Context (Turmoil in Afghanistan in the late 20th Century). By Khaled Hosseini
Tweak – Biography of a struggling drug addict. By Nic Sheff
The Jungle- Historical Context (Chicago Meatpacking plants in 1906) By Upton Sinclair. Read a 4 page section of the book.
“The Gettysburg Address” by Abraham Lincoln- Lincoln’s speech delivered to the nation after the bloody battle of Gettysburg. Reflected the nation’s chaos at the time, and was short and concise, just over two minutes. (1863)
The Pythagorean Theorem- In every math book that deals with this type of arithmetic there is a short piece on the origination of the method. Pythagoras of Samos published the method in the late 6th century B.C.