This product introduces the movie, The Truman Show, by recounting the key details of Plato's Allegory of the Cave. The story is adapted and condensed for the students. I have also included a video link to the EDTed Talk video that explains the allegory. The story will provide a paradigm by which to
THIS IS A MUST-HAVE FOR ANY TEACHER LOOKING TO BRING AN ENGAGING PRIMARY SOURCE TO THE MIDDLE SCHOOL OR HIGH SCHOOL CLASSROOM. BACK-AND-FORTH CONVERSATION FORMATTED TEXT AND TEXT-DEPENDENT QUESTIONS GUIDE STUDENTS THROUGH THE DOCUMENT. ENJOY!This download includes both a PDF and MS WORD version of
Plato’s "Allegory of the Cave" is always fun to teach students. This set of lessons encourages students to write an argument. Students will read, listen to, and view supporting clips while learning the necessary elements to analyze the argument about social progress and rebellion. Students will sho
Challenge your students at ALL levels to think critically about Plato's Allegory of the Cave. Students will read and annotate Plato's text. Then, they'll demonstrate understanding of the text through a creative, analytical, or practical approach. Students will share their thinking and discuss the te
Plato's "Allegory of the Cave" is a great piece of literature to introduce students to Ancient Greek philosophy, and it has the added bonus of promoting education in a thought-provoking way.
This Common Core aligned activity includes a condensed version of "The Allegory of the Cave," which matches
If you want to teach philosophy with young people, use this lesson plan that introduces students to Plato's theory of reality. I was inspired to create this resource when I retold the story of Plato's allegory of the cave (from The Republic) in plain language. In this story, Plato imagines a world w
This bundle includes the following items: 26-slide PowerPoint (also listed individually on my TpT store)Handout for students (best to email b/c it contains hyperlinks)Worksheet (contains 10 multiple-choice and 5 short-answer questions)This professional, 26-slide PowerPoint presentation is intuitivel
This professional, 26-slide PowerPoint presentation is intuitively designed with the teacher in mind. Plato's metaphysics and epistemology are presented in a clear, logical manner using both the Allegory of the Cave and the Divided Line metaphor. Several imagines are utilized in an effort to help st
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This is a quiz for Plato's "Allegory of the Cave" based on the reading found in Samuel Cohen's 50 Essays: A Portable Anthology. It covers reading comprehension, and it includes an answer key.
In the activity students will read an adapted version of Plato's "The Allegory of the Cave" and analyze symbols found within.
A 20 slide prezi to guide students through the process of analyzing symbols is included along with a suggested answer key!
This Plato's "The Allegory of the Cave" BUNDLE [Suggested Uses, Posters, Argumentation Development, Discussion Questions, 2 exams/quizzes, and more] provides students a chance to experience what happens when we become educated and enlightened. This academic essay allows students to read and analyze
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Use our Plato's Allegory of the Cave BUNDLE to both teach Plato to young people and to assess their learning using Google Forms. I was inspired to create this bundled resource when I noticed the popularity of my retelling of Plato's story. In this story, Plato imagines a world where one man wakes up
This is a fresh approach to studying Plato's Allegory of the Cave. For my classic version, please check out this link...https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Platos-Allegory-of-the-Cave-Abridged-easy-to-read-w-text-dependent-questions-1405622In addition to a 24-slide, step-by-step slideshow w
This Plato's "The Allegory of the Cave" product [Suggested Uses, Posters, Discussion Questions, 2 exams/quizzes, and more] provides students a chance to experience what happens when we become educated and enlightened. This academic essay allows students to read and analyze this canonized work about
Plato's "The Allegory of the Cave" is one of the most texts in world literature and philosophy -- a timeless work that remains engaging to students to reflect upon. In this mini-unit, I have included the text, a 15-questions study guide with reflection, graphic organizer and link to a video presenta
This Plato's "The Allegory of the Cave" product provides students a chance to experience what happens when we become educated and enlightened. This academic essay allows students to read and analyze this canonized work about leaving one's comfort zone. 9th - 12th Graders will love this short work an
Teaching Plato's Allegory of the Cave, use our assessment tool to evaluate students' understanding of Plato's theory of reality. I was inspired to create this Google Forms resource when I noticed the popularity of my retelling of Plato's story. In this story, Plato imagines a world where one man wak
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16 rigorous and engaging task cards for use during or after reading Plato's Allegory of the Cave. Students are asked to draw, write, create, and discuss. Can be used in stations, as individual assignments or as whole group activities.All in 1 PDF file.*There is no key since students will produce the
Compare the themes of Fahrenheit 451 with that of Plato's Allegory of the Cave with this useful PowerPoint and student notes pack.Inspire your students' philosophical thinking with this presentation! Background information and a short animation will engage your students in this interesting topic.Thi
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This 40 page bundle includes everything you need to teach this story for a week ( or more!). -Daily Journals -Story Vocabulary-Annotatable Public Domain Text-Public Domain Related Art-Multiple Student Activities-Assessment-5 Day Lesson Plan