Discussion Responses

Monday, March 8, 2021: What does the conversation between Doctor Strauss and Charlie (March 28) let the reader know?

Tuesday, March 9, 2021: Why does Doctor Strauss give Charlie the “crazy TV”? What is its purpose?

Wednesday, March 10, 2021: What do you think happened to Charlie at the end of Progress Report 9–April 3?

Thursday, March 11, 2021: In Progress Report dated April 18, what does Charlie’s ability to read and understand a grammar book indicate? Please note! Today’s class is asynchronous, and this week’s Discussion Responses are due today at 11:59 p.m.

Friday, March 12, 2021: Review of this week’s Discussion Responses.

Discussion Responses

Monday, March 1, 2021: Why does Charlie have difficulty taking the Rorschach test?

Tuesday, March 2, 2021: What does Charlie’s spelling indicate? Give examples.

Wednesday, March 3, 2021: Why is Charlie asked to race a mouse through a maze?

Thursday, March 4, 2021: Even though he failed three tests to qualify, why was Charlie chosen for the experimental operation?

Friday, March 5, 2021: What do Charlie’s co-workers Joe, Frank, and George mean when they say that someone “pulled a Charlie Gordon”?

Discussion Responses

Monday, February 22, 2021: 1)  What were the ominous signs sensed by some Philadelphians on August 3, 1793? 2)  How were Dr. Benjamin Rush’s worries about the health of the citizens of Philadelphia becoming reality?

Tuesday, February 23, 2021: Why was the beginning of the Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1793 in Philadelphia allowed to spread unnoticed?

Wednesday, February 24, 2021: What is a Rorshach test, and what does Charlie’s test say about him?

Thursday, February 25, 2021: When is knowledge power?

Friday, February 26, 2021: When is ignorance bliss?

Discussion Responses

Tuesday, February 16, 2021 (asynchronous): On Saturday, August 3, 1793, President George Washington was in Philadelphia in his office worrying about “the French problem.” Why was the President worried?

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Wednesday, February 17, 2021: What is the French connection to the American Revolution?

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Thursday, February 18, 2021: What were the ominous signs sensed by some Philadelphians on August 3, 1793?

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Friday, February 19, 2021: How were Dr. Benjamin Rush’s worries about the health of the citizens of Philadelphia becoming reality?

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Discussion Responses

Monday, February 8, 2021: Where specifically is Philadelphia located? Find three interesting historical facts about Philadelphia.

Tuesday, February 9, 2021: What would a contemporary resident of Dearborn have found obnoxious, that is extremely unpleasant, in Philadelphia on August 3, 1793?

Wednesday, February 10, 2021: What did the men laboring near Water Street have particular reason to curse?

Thursday, February 11, 2021: Despite the stench, what did the people of Philadelphia continue doing?

Please note: submit all responses for this week by the end of the day Thursday.

Bell Work

Monday, February 1, 2021: What is it about dangerous activities that makes people willing to risk their safety?

Tuesday, February 2, 2021: What did Peter go to Iceland to photograph?

Wednesday, February 3, 2021: How did being rebellious change the life of Jim Murphy, the author of An American Plague?

Thursday, February 4, 2021: Other than stating that photographing volcanoes is extremely dangerous, compose a paragraph with three important facts you learned from reading the article Over the Top.

Friday, February 5, 2021: According to the introduction to An American Plague, how do you improve reading fluency and accuracy? What reading adjustments should you make?