This Written Response to a Scary Statistic lesson plan also includes:
How many acts of televised violence do you think your pupils have watched? The scary statistic that is the inspiration for a brief persuasive piece is that by the sixth grade, the average American child has watched 100,000 acts of violence! Ask your class why they think this is the case and what the results of this behavior might be. Then, have them fill out a graphic organizer for two paragraphs and compose their essay.