Day 2

Oryx and Crake Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Fresh Blood and Budding Roses

    Kind of Activity:

    Mixed Media

    Objective:

    Students will be able to think critically about the ideas behind the fictional game "Blood and Roses"

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.9-10.7, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.9-10.8

    Structure:

    "Blood and Roses was a trading game, along the lines of Monopoly. The Blood side played with human atrocities for the counters, atrocities on a large scale: individual rapes and murders didn’t count, there had to have been a large number of people wiped out. Massacres, genocides, that sort of thing. The Roses side played with human achievements. Artworks, scientific breakthroughs, stellar works...

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