globeObjective: Read nonfiction to consider powerful themes about how they affect our lives.

1. High School Check-In

 


2. Considering Syrian Refugees (Q & A, Picture + Pull Quote + Essential Question)under-every-strong-tree-you-will-find-deep-roots

 


3. Considering Surveillance Culture (Q & A, Picture + Pull Quote + Essential Question)

  • After reading today’s article about surveillance and facial recognition in the USA, create a three part post: Quote Graphic with a Powerful Relevant Pull Quote — and a Life-Long Essential Question
  • Answer your classmates’ questions thoughtfully and politely  (explain your answers with reasons and examples).

Hint: Good answers make a claim and explain with reasons and evidence. eg. Speed limits should be higher. Cars are safer than they used to be. eg.

Speed limits should be higher. Cars are safer than they used to be. All American cars have to have airbags and crumple zones. Highways are better marked than ever. Every road has rumble strips and brightly lit, reflective signs. Clearly limiting modern cars to speeds mean for old-fashioned cars doesn’t make any sense.

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