This activity allows students to think from the perspective of the Enlightenment thinkers and apply their theories to modern social issues. Through the fictitious District High School's Twitter account, 5 new policies changes are introduced The student's job is to read these new rules and take on the perspective of the philosophers of the Age of the Enlightenment: Hobbes, Locke, Diderot, Newton, Smith, Montesquieu, and Voltaire.
This activity is best for reinforcing textbook reading or notes on the Enlightenment. Can be done in pairs or cooperative groups. Key included.
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