Life Isn’t Fair – Deal with It

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Should life be fair for everyone? And what counts as fair? Invite your pupils to read an article that expresses one author's ideas about fairness. They they respond to text-based and discussion questions about the selection and the concept of fairness.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Pair this with other literary and informational texts to create a unit based around the idea of fairness
  • Require learners to mark the text as they read
  • Use this discussion questions as preparation for a class discussion or as essay prompts
Classroom Considerations

  • The questions are listed on the final page, but you may wish to create your own worksheet for them or list some requirements for how long or detailed responses should be
Pros

  • Questions require higher-level thinking and textual evidence
  • A full copy of the text under examination is included
  • Definitions to select words have been provided in the footnotes
Cons

  • None