Squeakland Evolution project thingy
Joshua 'Schwa' Gargus
schwa at cc.gatech.edu
Fri Jun 1 19:16:44 UTC 2001
Agreed. However, even parsing that sentence would be more than
many young readers are now capable of.
On Fri, Jun 01, 2001 at 11:57:08AM -0700, Galchin Vasili wrote:
> As far as "six graders" are concerned, it never kills
> anybody to develop the skill to think critically!
> Vasili N Galchin
> --- Joshua 'Schwa' Gargus <schwa at cc.gatech.edu> wrote:
> > On Thu, May 31, 2001 at 03:11:01PM +0100, Keith
> > Hodges wrote:
> > <snip>
> > > What I would prefer to see is people using
> > language to say what they really
> > > mean, something like this "If we hold the theory
> > of evolution to be true, which
> > > it is likely to be given the philosphical
> > viewpoint or axiom that assumes there
> > > is no outside agent then it is likely that the
> > process of evolution evolved the
> > > animals, both their bodies and their habits ..."
> > Umm... keep in mind the target audience for the
> > active essay that sparked this
> > thread. Don't you think that this wording might be
> > a bit much for a sixth grade
> > student?
> > <snip>
> > Joshua
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