You Can't Buy Love - But You May Need Toilet Paper

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What will I be? What do I want to be? What will I have to do to achieve this goal? These are the essential questions that launches a research project that asks like-minded individuals to identify their goals, the costs of the practical necessities like the food, housing, and schooling required to achieve these goals, and the methods they will use to acquire the funding. The project is part of a study of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and an examination of Huck's goals.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Pros

  • The research project is a great way to learners to think about and plan for the practicalities of post-high school life
  • The requirements for the project are detailed and the rubrics are based on the assignment sheet
Cons

  • The link between the research project and the reading of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, though rational, seems forced and short-changes a study of the controversies surrounding Twain's novel