Social Media

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Facebook, Instagram, Twitter—are they good for society? Pupils prepare for a class debate in which they voice their opinions on the issue. They read the main pro and con arguments, explore others' opinions, view videos, and discover the history of social media. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Challenge students to see how long they can abstain from social media and to share their results with the class
Classroom Considerations
  • Requires headphones for video watching
  • Learners may need additional time for thorough research and preparation 
  • Provides an extensive list of footnotes and sources related to the debate topic 
  • Includes the top pro and con quotes from researchers, scholars, and organizations 
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