2011 The Philosophes of the Enlightenment Lesson Plan Date your papers: Tuesday, November 1, 2011 Wednesday, November 2, 2011 Thursday, November 3, 2011 Friday, November 4, 2011 Monday, November 7, 2011 Tuesday, November 8, 2011 Wednesday, November 9, 2011 Block Days: Thursday, November 10 and Friday, November 11, 2011
Essential and Guiding Questions: • How did the Philosophes apply the techniques of the Scientific Revolution to explain/study society? • Did the Renaissance, Reformation, Scientific Revolution, and Enlightenment completely eliminate the “old world”? • How did people’s perception of the human brain change as a result of the Enlightened Philosophes? • How did the Philosophes challenge the role of government? • According to the Philosophes, what was the purpose of society? • What was the role of religion in most nations during the Enlightenment?
Tuesday, November 1, 2011 • Quiet Question: Type Two Prompt---Complete the “Brain Chain” Organizer. This activity requires you to make connections between important concepts and vocabulary from the unit. • Take the list below of people, concepts, terms, or locations and write them in the “Concepts” column. • You do not use all…just pick TEN from the list that you can examine the relationships between. • Then in the “Links” column, write a sentences explaining how each pair of terms is connected. • Use your notes, textbook notes, and supplemental reading to help you with this activity. • List: • Enlightenment • Philosophes • Secular • Reason • Nature • Liberty • Happiness • Progress • Deism • Natural Law • Social Contract • Salons • France • England • Scientific Revolution • Renaissance and Humanism • Protestant Reformation
Tuesday, November 1, 2011 • Pair-Share: Turn to your partner and share and discuss your Brain Chains. Add and revise. At this point, what questions do you have on the Age of Enlightenment? Write them in the space below: • Class: Ms. Barben is going to answer any questions you may have. Then, she is going to read aloud the “Dramatic Moment”:
Tuesday, November 1, 2011 • What was so special about the Encyclopedie? • Why did Diderot get into trouble?
Tuesday, November 1, 2011 • Pairs: Type Two Prompt---Here are three excerpts from Encyclopedie on LIBERTY. Read the one assigned to you and answer the corresponding question. • Class: Have pairs share their analysis of their documents. What is so revolutionary about these ideas? Use to introduce the different philosophes. Ms. Barben will do a few review PowerPoint slides.
Tuesday, November 1, 2011 • Pairs/Triads: This depends on the class size. You will be assigned one of the following Enlightenment Philosophes to: • Read about your assigned Philosophe in your Textbook, in the Photocopied Supplemental Reading, and in the Photocopied PowerPoint Slides all provided by Ms. Barben. • Work Days: Wednesday, Nov 2 and Thursday, Nov 3 • You will use the three sources to complete your part of the Philosophe Graphic Organizer. • Work Days: Wednesday, Nov 2 and Thursday, Nov 3 • Then you will use your notes to create a Historical Caricature for your assigned Philosophe. • Work Days: Friday, Nov 4, Monday, Nov 7, and Tuesday, Nov 8, 2011
Tuesday, November 1, 2011 • You must address: • All key beliefs • Key Enlightenment terms and ideas associated with your Philosophe • Names of important works • What events or people influenced him/her • How he/she influenced Europe and the USA
Tuesday, November 1, 2011 • A)_________________ The caricature was a detailed drawing of a central historical figure. • On the person were objects and details that realistically could be on him and represent key beliefs, characteristics, and events. • Must have a MINIMUM of SEVEN historical aspects addressed on the figure • You CANNOT REPEAT CONCEPTS OR INFORMATION! If you do, it will not be counted. • Each historical aspect is worth 6 Points. • Suggestions • Enlarge the face of your actual Philosophe from Ms. Barben’sPowerpoint to use as your head to have an accurate visual • Thought Bubbles for important beliefs • Speaking Bubbles for famous quotes • T-Shirt Design and Slogan for important beliefs • Items in each hand for important beliefs and impact on USA and Europe • Items under each foot for things they were against • Wearing something on the head relating to important belief • USE HISTORICAL IMAGES WHENEVER YOU CAN TO BE ACCURATE AND SAVE TIME • DO IN COLOR
Tuesday, November 1, 2011 • B)______________ In the background, there are additional supplementary images that are realistically and historically appropriate and represent additional key beliefs, characteristics, and events. • Must have a Minimum of THREE historical aspects addressed in the background • You CANNOT REPEAT CONCEPTS OR INFORMATION! If you do, it will not be counted. • Each historical aspect is worth 6 Points. • Suggestions: • Buildings relating to their ideal government or what they were critical of • Other historical figures they influenced, contradicted, or agreed with • These should not be random or in collage style. • USE HISTORICAL IMAGES WHENEVER YOU CAN TO BE ACCURATE AND SAVE TIME • DO IN COLOR
Tuesday, November 1, 2011 • C)_____________ At the bottom of the caricature, there is a detailed key explaining the symbolism. • Each key description is a minimum of THREE WELL-DEVELOPED SENTENCES that contains the 5 Ws, How, Causes/Effects, and other Historical Aspects. • This should be numbered and the numbers should match the images on the poster. • You need to include specific information/facts like: • Books written by them • Specific Enlightenment terms they are known for • Use important primary source quotes • Key people • Key places • DO NOT WRITE SHORT OR BRIEF SENTENCES. • DO NOT WRITE VAGUE OR GENERAL STATEMENTS. • DO NOT JUST KEEP REPEATING OR REWORDING THE HISTORICAL INFORMATION. If you do, it will not be counted. • This should be TYPED and in Size 12 Font. • Each of the ten parts of the key is worth 6 Points.
Tuesday, November 1, 2011 • D)______________________The students were well-prepared for the presentation and able to answer any questions raised. Worth 10 Points. • Comments: Total:/130 Points • And the final part of this project, you will then use your Historical Caricature to teach the class about your assigned Philosophe, and they will take notes and complete the graphic organizer parts from your presentation. • Presentation Days: Wednesday, Nov 9, Block Days: Thursday, Nov 10 and Friday, Nov 11
Tuesday, November 1, 2011 • Philosophes: • Thomas Hobbes • John Locke • Baruch Spinoza • CesareBeccaria • Voltaire • Jean Jacques Rousseau • Baron de Montesquieu • Denis Diderot • Adam Smith • Mary Wollstonecraft
Tuesday, November 1, 2011 • Homework: While we work on the Historical Caricatures in class, your homework are the Enlightenment Vocabulary Cards due on FRIDAY NOVEMBER 4!