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Aristotle's Six Elements Of A Play
Fifth graders view the play, The Ant and the Grasshopper. They define Aristotle's six elements of a play. At the end of the lesson, 5th graders be asked to participate in the play by acting like busy ants. This lesson would tie in nicely with an ant unit.
5th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 19 Downloads
What Aristotle and Joshua Bell Can Teach Us About Persuasion
What does it take to persuade people? Aristotle has famously summarized rhetoric as three means of persuasion: logos, ethos, and pathos. Watch as these elements are explained in detail, and prompt your class to consider how to build the credibility and emotional connection necessary to persuading others.
5 mins 9th - 12th Language Arts 11 Views 11 Downloads
Ethos, Logos, & Pathos in Civil Rights Movement Speeches
Examine three speeches while teaching Aristotle's appeals. Over the course of three days, class members will fill out a graphic organizer about ethos, pathos, and logos, complete an anticipatory guide, read speeches by Martin Luther King Jr.
7th - 9th Language Arts 161 Views 304 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Where Do Plants Get Their Food?
Students think about the historical development of the scientific method. They design an experiment that replicates van Helmont's, using only specified materials. Pupils then improved upon van Helmont's procedure and also consider the importance of a factor neglected by both van Helmont and Aristotle-light.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 15 Downloads
Ancient Greek Philosophers:Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle
Pupils discover the famous Greek Philosophers. In this Greek lesson, students find the contributions of Ancient Greece and their philosophers. This lesson includes brief bios on Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 12 Views 130 Downloads
Classical Greek Philosophy
Divided into three different slideshows, this presentation first introduces Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle. The second set of slides deepens the analysis of the philosophers and their ideas, and the third section compares each school of thought against the other.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History 9 Views 9 Downloads
George Washington & the Classics
Students will compare and contrast famous philosophers with George Washington. In this history lesson, students work in small groups to define Classicism, Legalism, Democracy, Republic and Civility, then read some short excerpts so that they can develop ideas about the similarities and differences and share them with the class.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
Politics and Leadership
Students research a historic leader and analyze how a philosopher's writings influenced the ruler in an essay. In this philosophy of government lesson plan, students view a video and participate in a class discussion on how great thinkers influence great leaders.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 49 Downloads