Tag: decisions

  • 2009 English 10 Final Exam

    Consider the “Decisions–Action or Apathy” focus questions. Focus your discussion on a book(s) you have read this term. What ideas(s) does the author of your chosen text(s) reveal to you about values, beliefs, and pressures that surround decision making? Pingback/comment your final post here.

  • English 10: Decisions–Action or Apathy

    We must constantly make decisions in daily life. Some decisions are simple choices while others affect people’s entire lives. Furthermore, every decision has consequences and often there is not a clear alternative. Decisions involve weighing alternatives and considering the consequences. This is an opportunity for students to examine values, beliefs, and pressures that surround decision […]

  • English 20 Final Exam 08

    We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light. Plato (427 BC-347 BC) We must constantly make decisions in daily life. Some decisions are simple choices (e.g., Coke or Pepsi) while others affect people’s entire lives. Furthermore, every decision […]

  • Apathy versus Action(LOTF)

    Read, Lord of the Flies, by William Golding. Discuss the novel with the following focus: How and why must we act upon our knowledge, values, and abilities for the well-being of others? Related Questions: How can we justify a position or action? What moves us to action? What forces encourage apathy? How can we act […]

  • Examine early decisions in LOTF

    When you have to make a choice and don’t make it, that is in itself a choice. -William James Piggy, Ralph, and Jack make, or do not make, significant decisions in the first 3 chapters of Lord of the Flies. What are the common decisions they are learning to make? What are some of the […]