Cellphone Dependency

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Are people dependent on having a phone in their hands at all times? Scholars carry out close reading of articles about cellphone dependency to explore the increasingly important. They then make a claim and complete a writing prompt to state their case.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Create an assignment for students to survey friends and family about the amount of time they spend on their cell phones
Classroom Considerations

  • Acquire a free Newsela account to access articles
  • Extension resources lists a video
Pros

  • Includes independent and group reading
  • Requires the use of text evidence
Cons

  • None
Common Core