Quick Write

We ended class last time writing from multiple perspectives. What does assuming different voices help us with in regards to an issue? What are current issues where this approach would help us?


What is a paraphrase? What is the difference from a summary or quoting?


What is ideology?

A system of ideas and ideals, especially one that forms the basis of economic or political theory and policy. “the ideology of republicanism”

In social studies, a political ideology is a certain ethical set of ideals, principles, doctrines, myths, or symbols of a social movement, institution, class, or large group that explains how society should work, and offers some political and cultural blueprint for a certain social order.

The set of ideas and beliefs of a group or political party.

Jonathan Haidt: Can a Divided America Heal?


Jon Haidt is a Social Psychologist. Write down anything you think is important or that stands out to you. Write down any words you don’t know so we can make a list for everyone.


Take seven minutes and write a summary of what stood out to you from the video.

Quick Write

Respond to the summary you wrote about the TED Talk.