Design Your Own School
Kind of Activity:
Students will consider what they think education should look like.
Common Core Standards:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.2; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.11-12.1; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.11-12.4; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.11-12.5
1. As a class, students should discuss what they think is good and bad about Jane's educational experience at Lowood. Make a collective list of these pros and cons. How do the student's ideas of Lowood link to their ideas of education today? Should they look at their own school and Lowood in the same way?
2. In groups, students should should design their own schools based on their own views...
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