LESSON 5.4
Prioritize New Variable Ideas

So far, you have done the following:

  1. Brainstormed ideas
  2. Eliminated ideas

What remains are “New” ideas: ones educated adult readers are not likely to know much about and are likely to be interested in. 

Famous Mushers:

John Suter
Libby Riddles
Susan Butcher            

Famous Sleepers:

Aristotle
Salvador Dali             

Famous skateboarders:

Jason Lee            

Famous jump ropers:

Tori Boggs                        

Famous sprinters:

Flo-Jo
Wilma Rudolph           

Famous distance runners:

Billy Mills
Steve Prefontaine       

Famous marathoners:

Eliud Kipchoge
Abebe Bikila
Dorando Pietri
Pheidippides
Kathrine Switzer       

Famous ultramarathoners:

Dean Karnazes                 

Famous explorers:

John Muir                 
Percy Fawcett
Jim Bridger
Florence Baker

Famous Women Gymnasts:

Olga Korbutt           

Libby Riddles
Tori Boggs
Eliud Kipchoge
Olga Korbutt

Prioritize in Order of your Preference

It’s a long list. You don’t want to research them all. Therefore, reduce the list by putting the activities in the order of what you like best. Perhaps you end up with—

Famous Explorers:

John Muir                 
Percy Fawcett 
Jim Bridger
Florence Baker

Famous Women Gymnasts

Olga Korbutt          

Famous distance runners:

Billy Mills
Steve Prefontaine       

Famous sprinters:

Flo-Jo
Wilma Rudolph

Famous marathoners

Eliud Kipchoge
Abebe Bikila
Dorando Pietri
Pheidippides
Kathrine Switzer       

Famous skateboarders:

Jason Lee                   

Famous ultramarathoners:

Dean Karnazes                  

Famous Mushers:

John Suter
Libby Riddles
Susan Butcher            

Famous jump ropers:

Tori Boggs                 

Famous Sleepers:

Aristotle
Salvador Dali       

Task 5.4.1 – Individual, Small Group, or Class

Put the list you created for Lesson 5.3 in the order of your preference. You can list them by subject or by the individual.