Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Week of October 24, Bully Awareness Month

October 19, Bully Awareness

Hi everyone,

October is Bully Awareness Month.

Please visit the Bystander Revolution website and watch 3 of their films.

Then visit the Not in Our Schools Bully Awareness Film Festival and watch 3 of their films.

Then click on this link to write your responses.

Thank you and take a stand!!

Ms Mann

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Week of October 11: Sex Trafficking in the US

Hi everyone,

Today we are going to learn more about sex trafficking in preparation for seeing the play Sell/Buy/Date.

Please watch the following short videos and listen to the podcast:

  1. Hidden America
  2. Children for Sale
  3. Sex Trafficking How it Works
  4. Optional podcast (only audio) Against Their Will
Complete this form to share what you learned from each video/podcast.

Then use Carmyn's character profile handout to create a character based on all of our class readings, the films, and other material we've explored about sex trafficking. 

This will be graded as a test, and it is due before our second class with her on October 19.

It will be graded using this rubric:

What it means
Possible points


Does your character represent the issue or topic clearly?
Do you include facts, details from the materials used in class?


Can the reader/audience understand the topic or issue based on how you created this character?


Is your grammar, spelling and punctuation accurate? Did you proofread your work?
Did you work hard to create an interesting and relevant?
Is this your best work?
Total score


Monday, October 3, 2016

October 7, UDHR

Hi everyone,

This week we will read the UDHR, our class "bible".

Please click on this link to watch the 30 PSA's of our Human Rights.

Then click on this form to tell me about your top 3 rights and why you chose them.

Thank you!!

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

September 23: Forced From Home

Hi everyone,

Great trip today!!!

Here are the photos!!

Please visit the Forced From Home website to read personal stories. Choose two of the most meaningful stories to you, and write what why you chose them on this form.

In addition, please answer the questions below (also on the form) to reflect on our field trip.
  1. What did you learn on our trip to the Forced From Home exhibit? Name at least 3 things.
  2. What questions do you have? Create at least 2.
  3. What did this exhibit inspire you to do and why?

Saturday, September 10, 2016

Week of September 12...Forced From Home

Hi everyone,

We will be visiting the Doctor's Without Borders exhibit Forced From Home on Friday, September 23.

Please visit this link to learn more about the trip.

For HW, please look at 3 of the short video clips.

Then answer the questions on this form. Be sure to answer all of the questions and click submit. I will grade this for HW.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

December 18 and beyond...

Hi everyone,

Great news! The Anti-Defamation League published a blog article about our class. Here is the link and feel free to share it with your friends!!! Congratulations!!

Today we will finish our Malala book projects which are due on 12/22 (next Monday).

After break it will be all about completing our research projects.

For today, make sure you have completed the following:

  • Your title and cover page
  • Your table of contents
  • Your letter to the reader
  • Your letter to Malala's father
  • 8-10 pages of images and captions
  • Maps of where Malala lived
Then assemble and be ready to present next Monday.

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Week of December 8 and beyond...our Human Rights Research Final & Malala project

Hi everyone,

Today we will begin our finals and  work on the independent Malala book projects!!!

Both assignments are links here on the blog to the left of this post.

For your research you must find information from credible human rights organizations. Links to these organizations are below: