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This unit engages students in a variety of activities that analyze and reflect on the role of social media in our everyday lives. This includes options for collaborative group work, reading nonfiction articles, a design challenge and presentations to communicate ideas. The unit also includes a formal writing assessment option that aligns with the Common Core State Writing Standards. Activities can be adapted or combined in a variety of ways to support student reflection and analysis. These lessons were piloted in 9th grade English classes but are suitable or a range of secondary students. 
Subject:
Communication, Composition and Rhetoric, Reading Informational Text, Speaking and Listening
Level:
Middle School, High School
Material Type:
Activity/Lab, Assessment, Homework/Assignment, Lesson, Unit of Study
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Date Added:
02/08/2021
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Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike
Language:
English
Media Format:
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