Changes in a Democratic Society

Think about it. Democracies change and it is the influence of individuals and groups that cause these changes. Groups examine images of Auguste Rodin's "The Thinker" and reflect on what the sculpture implies. They then create a presentation centered around questions their study of the sculpture generated.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Expand the lesson to include scaffolding to help learners make connections between the activities and the central question of the unit
Classroom Considerations

  • The third in a three-part series that examines how the concept of democracy has evolved over time.
  • The resources are designed to be used in order
Pros

  • Separate worksheets are included for Tier I, II, and III discussion groups
  • Includes a link to an image of "The Thinker"
Cons

  • No scaffolding is included to help class member make the connection between Rodin activity and the central question of changes in a democratic society