Warm-up (not optional ) . Jot down a few things you dislike about the set-up of a school day. Consider: Scheduling Class requirements / credits Electives Length of periods, etc.
2. What style of learning suits you best: lecture/note-taking, collaborative learning (group work), experiments? Explain why.
“Montag had done nothing. His hand had done it all, his hand, with a brain of its own, with a conscience and a curiosity in each trembling finger, had turned thief. Now it plunged the book under his arm, pressed it tight to sweating armpit, rushed out empty, with a magician’s flourish!” (37-8).
“There must be something in books, things we can’t imagine, to make a woman stay in a burning house; there must be something there. You don’t stay for nothing” (51).
“We must all be alike . Not everyone born free and equal, as the Constitution says, but everyone made equal. Each man the image of every other; then all are happy, for there are no mountains to make them cover, to judge themselves against! A book is a loaded gun in the house next door. Burn it” (58).
“Ask yourself, What do we want in this country, above all? People want to be happy, isn’t that right? Haven’t you heard it all your life? I want to be happy, people say. Well, aren’t they? Don’t we keep them moving, don’t we give them fun? That’s all we live for, isn’t it?” (59).
“She didn’t want to know how a thing was done, but why. That can be embarrassing. You ask why to a lot of things and you wind up very unhappy indeed” (60).
“He wasn’t much, was he? Kind of small and homely and he didn’t shave too close or comb his hair very well” (97).
“But remember that the Captain belongs to the most dangerous enemy to truth and freedom, the solid unmoving cattle of the majority” (108).