Why Lesson Planet?
Ever heard of the battle to save the Derby Bus Station? Built in 1933 by Charles Herbert Aslin, its art deco design was unique and The Beatles once dined at the café. The station closed in October 2005 and was scheduled for demolition but protestors camped out on the roof for several months in an unsuccessful attempt to save the building. After reading about the battle to preserve the station, young activists craft a persuasive essay regarding something they think is worth saving.