Tuesday, September 20, 2016

TOK 1, Day 17 (9/20): Allegory of the Cave




Agenda:

Continue work on our first Written Assessment: Plato's Allegory of the Cave & the TOK Ways of Knowing.
  • Develop and Shape your Essay.  Consider
    • How best to summarize the Allegory
    • What Ways of Knowing might you consider (you need to have two!)
    • What real life situations and concrete examples will help you develop your explanations?
  • Begin Drafting
    • Formal Essay Structure
      • Effective introduction (Narrative?)
      • Clear Organizational Patterns
      • Careful development of difficult concepts
      • Deliberate transitions between ideas
      • Thoughtful attention to the possibilities of language for creating beauty
  • I will use This Rubric to assess the essay
Coming up:
  • 9/22: Finish Essay
Homework:
  • Due 9/26: Remediate your Essay into a visual representation that captures your essential meanings and arguments.  Think creatively about the best way to portray your ideas.

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