Unit 1: Introduction to Q.U.E.S.T.

Unit Goal:

As an introduction to AP Capstone Seminar content and expectations, students will apply Q.U.E.S.T. framework with a  with a group to  craft, defend, and present an argument based on the documents provided.

Essential Question:

What is the Q.U.E.S.T. framework process? (Video Clip)

Unit Terms:

QUEST, Proficiencies, argument, evidence, credibility, reliability, call to action

Objective 1: Introduction to Beauty

I. Pre-ReadingWhat is beauty? Give One Get One

II.  Reading: “Campaign for Real Beauty” Dove Quick Analysis

III.  Post-Reading: Define Beauty Reflection (TIEAC Practice)

Objective 2: Understanding Views of Beauty

I. Pre-Reading: Take a Stand on Beauty

II.  Reading:

A. “Is Beauty in the eye of the Beholder or the Beholdee?” — Vivan Dillar

B. ” Beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder” Yusra Shah

C. ” Beauty is objective and subjective” Razub Khan

D. “Beauty” from Nature by Ralph Waldo Emerson

E. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy Beauty– Crispin Sortwell

III.  Post-Reading: What is Beauty? Paragraph with Evidence (TIEAC w/ citation in quotes as support)

Objective 3: Arguing Beauty

I. The QUEST to Define Beauty Team Assignment Instructions: The Art of Explanation by Lee LeFever

II. Mini Research Project Rubric

III.  Presentation Reflection