learning goal: who is the most able problem-solver in David Auburn’s play? Can you prove it?
The following process accommodates today’s various activities–e.g., field trips, college visits, etc. From the worksheet, you will see that you can navigate these steps on your own or with partner(s). The sheet asks you to identify how you produce your results.
step 1: “To think like a mathematician means to . . . “: consolidate your previously-brainstormed responses onto the worksheet, entering five to ten of the most significant entries
step 2: on the worksheet, identify five to ten ways the play PROOF completes the phrase “to think like a mathematician means to . . . ” Look for lines from the play, irrespective of your entries in Step 1. In other words, be open to new ideas. Lines from the play can either directly or indirectly indicate how a character thinks like a mathematician.
step 3: in the corresponding column, copy a brief passage from the play that supports each entry from step 2, trying to represent a range of scenes from throughout the play
step 4: in the column named “to think like a playwright is to . . . ,” make five to ten entries–based on your reading of this play by David Auburn
step 5: submit your worksheet to TURNITIN before our next class on Mon Oct 30 (PROOF table.30Oct17)