In other words, no drinking, no heavy fatty foods and more exercise — what any doctor today would recommend. Have students think about their own humoral balance and then draw a pie chart that shows the composition of their four humors with illustrations and words.
Provide visual evidence for your answer. They complain a lot.
They do this to get a clear understanding of the subject. A dark clot forms at the bottom the "black bile". Divide student pairs into four groups and give each group copies of The Four Humors Chart and copies of one of the following four-humor, primary source handouts: CholerMelancholyPhlegmand Sanguine.
Class 2 Evaluations: Teachers may use class discussion and the completed handouts and the homework essays for evaluation. They will let others decide for them. Tell students that they will learn more about the four humors theory that Hippocrates and Galen helped establish as a part of traditional Western medicine.
What can we say of this fanciful classification of humours into four groups, of which two are absolutely imaginary? Eliot's Four Quartets afford no such easy approach. In one case, a woman began to exhibit fears, depression, incoherent rambling speech, and the uttering of obscenities after suffering from a "grief with a reason for it"; and another "without speaking a word.