Lesson 1: Issues Communities Face
Learning Targets and Language Objectives
What is a community? Review the following definitions and identify one that resonates (i.e. that you identify with) with you most. Be prepared to share.
Students Take Action
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Please open the WGS_Reflective Response Journal_Unit 12.
As you are reviewing this short documentary, consider the following question:
- What surprised me?
- What did the creators of the documentary think I already knew?
- What challenged, changed, or confirmed what I already knew?
Open and complete the WGS_Brainstorming_Unit 12.docx as you move through the class discussion.
What ESPN issues do communities face?
What are some examples of positive ESPN forces in a community?
If you were going to become involved in some kind of activism or advocacy, which level of community interests you most?
What issue that your community is facing concerns you the most?
Considering your community and the issue, please explain why you selected this issue. Why is it so important? Why does it need to be changed?
You have 4 minutes to complete your Quick Write. Write rapidly and without stopping. Get your thoughts down on the paper, don't be concerned with correct spelling, punctuation, and word usage.
Post the WGS_Brainstorming_Unit 12 sheet to the HUB as an assignment.
Revisit the Learning Targets and complete the post-assessment, citing evidence in the last column.