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Step One: Read the article "7 Times in History When Students Turned to Activism" from The New York Times. Focus on one of the seven (or find your own). Write a summary of the event. Explain why it was or was not effective in achieving a goal.
Step Two: Research a social/political/environmental issue of your choosing.
Try the following site:
When searching online, be sure to choose sources that are the least biased (left-center or right-center is OK) for most accurate information. You can check your source in this site: mediabiasfactcheck.com
Then ask yourself these questions:
Please include a Works Cited for where you found all your information. Use MyBib.com to keep track of your citations and print the Works Cited.
Produce a Product: How will you take action? Decide on a plan of action for your cause. Here is a list of possible options for you to choose.
You will need to provide a "Plan of Action" and demonstrate your idea. Be creative. Be engaged. You may:
EXTRA CREDIT: For extra credit you may present your project/research to the class. You may also take your project to the next level by following through with your idea (example: Prove that you volunteered, send out letters, get your editorial published, etc.)
This Project will count as Two Test Grades and will replace the Binder Check for Third Quarter.