Students explore the legal distinction between satire and libel, then research libel precedents before writing an opinion on a libel suit in Texas.
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Reading and Writing Skills Activities
A straightforward and thorough packet of reading exercises would be a solid addition to any reading unit. With worksheets that address various writing and reading skills, including word roots, narrative writing, evaluating text, and...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Now I Get It!—Improving Comprehension with Newspapers
Celebrated annually during the first full school week in March, Newspapers in Education Week recognizes the accomplishments of NIE programs across the country and around the world. This 2007 guide is packed with lessons, activities, a...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Grade 12 ELA Module 1: Unit 1, Lesson 22
Using their annotations and questions developed as homework, class members discuss chapter 16 of The Autobiography of Malcolm X and the narrative techniques Haley uses to heighten the tension and power of the events at this turning point...
12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Of Mice and Men: A Literature Guide
Whether you are planning on using Of Mice and Men for whole-class reading or as a selection for literature circles; whether you are new to John Steinbeck's novel, or it has long been a part of your curriculum, you will find a wealth of...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
As part of their continued investigation of the reporting of the shooting of Michael Brown class members analyze photos of Michael Brown and the social media response to these images. The class then develops a guide they believe news...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable