Students will be able to make connections between the text they are reading and real world situations with censorship. To view and edit the full lesson open the PDF or .docx below.
- History: World History, Middle East Studies
- Denver area students protest censoring history lessons (1200L Title)
NOTE: Article should be read at MAX level
Learning Objective and Essential Questions
Students will be able to make connections between the text they are reading and the real world. They will also be able to answer the following Essential Questions using Newsela Write:
- What is the purpose of censorship?
- How can censorship affect society positively and negatively?
Common Core Standards for Social Studies:
Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of how key events or ideas develop over the course of the text.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary describing political, social, or economic aspects of history/social science.
Compare and contrast treatments of the same topic in several primary and secondary sources.
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