Across this unit, students evaluate the social, moral and ethical positions represented in the text The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas by Ursula Le Guin, which asks whether you would be comfortable living in a utopia if all the world’s burdens were placed on a single child, and reflect on its impact on their personal understanding of the world.« Read less
A tuning in activity helps students to define and focus on the issues they will be dealing with in the unit of work.
Students are provided with activities that help them further develop their ideas and opinions. T hey describe issues from different perspectives. They identify, examine and justify different points of view.
Considering Social Action
Students are given opportunities to apply their learning in real world situations, in the classroom, school, home or the local community.