Monday, February 27, 2017

Welcome back!

DO NOW (15 min.)

Find your new seat--labeled on the tables.

Grab the Social Issue Alphabet sheet on the supplies table. Work together with your classmates to see if you can come up with a social issue for every letter of the alphabet!



1. Do Now: Social Issues Alphabet

2. Continue Boycott Research (from Thursday)

3. Share Research

4. D.E.A.R.


Read for at least 20 minutes. Look here if you need something new to read.

Remember your history day video is due 3/6.

Your Reading Life interview is due 3/17.

Learning Goals

Students can identify a variety of modern social issues.

Students can research to find examples of boycotts and deepen their understanding of protest through boycott.

Students can share their research with others.

Students can choose a book that is engaging and readable.


"a riot is the language of the unheard." --Martin Luther King, Jr.

Bonus Writing Activity:

What do you think this week's quote means? Write a journal entry exploring what you think he means. Do you agree?

See you soon,

Ms. K

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