Facing Adversity and Hardship

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What can people learn about themselves when facing adversity? Using the interactive resource, scholars engage in close reading of articles about human struggles. As they annotate the text, pupils attempt to explore whether hardships can actually be beneficial.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Have volunteers share their own stories of adversity
  • Opt to engage in a whole-class discussion rather than using the Canvas platform
Classroom Considerations

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Pros

  • High-interest, engaging articles 
  • Includes a helpful teacher background and optional extension resource
Cons


Common Core