More Than Just Teenage Angst? Factors Influencing Mental Health

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Just how much can one person handle? Unfortunately, this question is often reality in the lives of some teens. Scholars conduct close reading and analysis of articles pertaining to teen stress while keeping two supporting questions in mind. They then complete a writing prompt and quiz to complete the task.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Invite the school or district counselor to speak to the class
Classroom Considerations

  • Article access requires a free Newsela account
  • Students may connect to the topic emotionally and personally (teen suicides, mass shootings, etc.)
  • Extension resources include a video
Pros

  • Combines independent and group reading
  • Readers choose the three articles they read
Cons

  • None
Common Core