a Wordle created with a Mac or PC
a Togul created with a Chromebook
Search the net for a few quotes about decisions. Recall these focus questions to help you in your search.
Collect a handful of phrases that give you pause to think. Avoid anonymous quotes, note the author. (Keep the unharmed list safe in your notes somewhere.)
Go to wordle.net (on Chromebooks try tagul clouds while logged in with a google account) and and blast one, or some, or a whole pile into your own “wordle”. Try several attempts till you have something rich in thought, an inspiration to a deep thinker like yourself.
When you have a “wordle” you like, take a screen capture of it (Mac: command+shift+4 or Windows: Print Screen key) and upload the “png” to your blog and ….
Write a creative narrative (a short short story of about 500 words) that develops an idea about decisions inspired from your “wordle“.
Warning: the ideas you spawn from generators like these should be used with caution, seriously.
Story Idea Generator
Story Idea Generator (tv tropes)
How to Write a Short Story
The Vietnam War has been the subject of a number of excellent films, for example, Full Metal Jacket, Platoon, Apocalypse Now!, and Born on the Fourth of July. View one of these films or another film about this war. Examine the protagonist’s life and decisions. Write a brief essay to assess the difficulties he or she faces both physically and psychologically.
Who do you think should make decisions about your future? Do you think that women and men have the same opportunities to determine their own futures?
How do you think modern political leaders in Canada make their government-related decisions? Who are some of the people they might consult? If you were leader of a Canadian political party, whose counsel would you seek before making a decision that might affect the social and economic welfare of the people?