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10 reviewed resources for debate on banned books

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Censorship in the Classroom: Understanding Controversial Issues

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine propaganda and media bias and explore a variety of banned and challenged books. Following this, students choose a side of the censorship issue and support their position by developing an ad campaign about the banned book...
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Fahrenheit 451—Activity Pack

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
The burning questions is at what point do readers of Fahrenheit 451 recognize the many literary devices Ray Bradbury employs in his dystopian classic that warns of  a society that uses media to indoctrinate the public and denigrates...
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Is Homework Beneficial?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Does homework improve student achievement, or does it increase stress? Scholars use the included debate topics website to prepare for a class discussion or debate about whether homework is advantageous. After reading a brief background...
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Do Students Have a Right to Read?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners use several sources to determine how the First Amendment protects their access to books in the school library. They examine a Supreme Court decision and their own school district's policy about the removal of controversial books...
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Recommended Reading?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars examine and defend various positions in the argument over a book ban in the Miami-Dade school system and then write a letter to the Miami-Dade school board expressing their opinion about the issues raised in the debate.
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What Do You Mean I Can't Read That?

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders discuss censorship/banned books. They select and read one banned book. They conduct research to find the pro and con positions on the book. They present the book to the class.
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Islam-Hajj and Eid-Ul-Adha: Panel Debate

For Students 6th - 9th
In this panel debate worksheet, students in teams assume one of the character roles for role play in a mock panel discussion which focuses on Islamic religious beliefs.
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Protest Letter

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
What a fantastic resource to guide youngsters in persuasive letter writing. They read a brief letter to the editor and answer question about the author's purpose, word choice, and structure. Next, scholars draft their own letter by...
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Do Students Have a Right to Read?

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine the purpose of the first amendment.  In this US Government lesson plan, 11th graders write a journal entry to various questions.  Students create a call in radio show about topics in relation to the first...
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Views of JFK

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students review the highlights of Kennedy's campaign and presidency. They least three of the issues related to JFK to research through both print resources and interviews. In addition, they create written summaries from collected...