Thursday, February 9, 2017

​DO NOW: Feb. 9 Check-in Quiz

Go to: Schoology > Reader's Workshop > Quarter 3 Folder > Feb. 9 Check-in Quiz

(If you've missed previous quizzes, you will need to take those first.)

Once you are caught up on quizzes, you may practice keyboarding at

You have 20 minutes for the above activities.


1. Quiz - Schoology

2. Youth Activism Research (articles at the bottom of this post)

3. Share Research

4. D.E.A.R.

Learning Goals:

Students can recall and use key concepts from the last week.

Students can conduct independent research about teen activists.

Students can explain what they have read about and teach it to others.

Students can choose a text to read independently that is appropriate to reading level and interests.

Students can read quietly for 10-15 minutes or more.


READ for at least 20 minutes: a book, news articles, RAZ kids or get more ideas here.

See you soon!

Ms. Kesti

Student Activism Articles & Videos

"Why Being a Student Activist is More than Just Being Mad" (Huffington Post)

Chicago Student Activist Asean Johnson (American Federation of Teachers)

"What Adults can learn from Kids" Adora Svitak (TED talk)

Asean Johnson News Interview (CNN)

The News Face of Teen Activism (Teen Vogue)

DREAM Activist: Youth are being Detained by the U.S. (Democracy Now)

"Why the Next President Needs to End Police Brutality" (Teen Vogue)

"I was a Teenage Activist" (rookie mag)

"Malala Yousafzai" (Time for Kids)

"Little Miss Flint has a Message for Washington" short article with video (Teen Vogue)

Amandla Stenberg Pens Op-Ed on Youth Activism

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