The Man's Morality
Kind of Activity:
Examine some of the man's questionable actions from different perspectives.
Common Core Standards:
Begin a discussion about the man's moral compass. Ask the students to identify some actions of the man's that they find morally questionable (for example, abandoning Ely, and later stripping the man who tries to steal their cart on the beach). Make a list of some of these incidents.
Next, have students choose partners and ask each pair to choose a morally questionable decision that the man has made. One student should take the role of the boy, arguing against the...
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