Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Our Visit with Dori Katz

Hi everyone,

Here is a link to the photos from our visit with Dori Katz.

Please write your letters and bring them to class Friday.


Ms Mann

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Hate Symbols and Human Rights

Hi Students,

Today we will continue exploring hate symbols and their connection to human rights.

Please visit this link

Then complete this form to show what you've learned.

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Social Justice Comedy as Non Violent Protest

Hi everyone,

Today we will consider comedy (social justice comedy) as a form of activism, civil disobedience, non violent protest.

Please watch the following two TED talks:

Negin Farsad

Maysoon Zayid

Then complete this form to share your thoughts.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

John Lewis and non-violent protest

Hi everyone,

This week we will learn from an amazing Civil Rights activist, Senator John Lewis.

Please listen to this podcast again.

Then use this form to share what you learned from him.

Friday, March 17, 2017

Week of March 17, Get Your Hashtag On

Hi everyone,

This week we will be looking at the power of social media and the #hashtag!

First of all, read this article.

Next, do a search for #hashtags that have been trending (popular/visible) since the Muslim Ban and other actions by President Trump.

  1. Find 10 examples of social media posts on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. 
  2. Discuss what you think the hashtag means, whether it means different things to different people, and how the hashtags are being used on social media. 

Please complete this form when you have finished your search!!

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Creating a Group Letter in Support of Immigrants

Dear STudents,

This week we will take all of our letters and put them into one file.

Please copy the BODY of ONE letter to the politicians, and add it to this document. Paste the BODY of your ONE letter to the bottom of the file.

If you don't understand what I mean, please see me.

You do not want to delete anyone else's letter.

Thank you,

Ms Mann