The greater the struggle…..

Competency goal

  1. Use digital tools in an independent, critical and creative manner in the gathering of information, and in the communication and presentation of his or her own material
  2. Reflect on how cultural differences and dissimilar value systems can affect communication
  3. Give an account of and evaluate the use of sources

Lesson plan:

  1. Watch the Butterfly Circus and in groups of four and discuss the statements below


  1. The story takes place during The Great Depression. When was it? What happened? Look for information here!
  2. If you could only see the beauty that comes from ashes
  3. The greater the struggle the more glorious the triumph
  4. In the short commercial for the world cup of soccer, Nick says the following: There is losing and there is winning but is losing failing? Should we despair every time we go through a failure? If I never try I’ll never achieve anything. Failure is not important, how you overcome is.
  5. If you want more info on Nick see documentary  Life Without Limbs here.
  6. Write about the film or the actor Nick on your blog. Use one of the sentences above in point 1 or 2 as a title. Remember to include all competency goals mentioned above
  7. Write a Twitter message to Nick where you share your post
  8. For ideas see posts written by  former students Donald, Kaja, Margrethe, Maja.

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