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This Banned Book Project was one of my monthly book projects in my 8th grade language arts course. With the help of my librarian and the American Library Association, student chose books that were once banned or challenged to read over the course of three weeks to a month. I also had the students pr
This is a project for high school English students on banned books. Includes list of banned books ans why they were banned.
An independent reading project designed for high school students to engage in a book of their choice, think critically about censorship, and use speaking and listening skills to share their ideas with peers. Students will read a book of their choice and determine why it may be banned or challenged.
Here is a project I usually have my students work on during the second semester. Many of them find it engaging initially at least, because they are asked to research what has been "prohibited" or "forbidden." Provided is a the project description, a standard grading rubric, and a list of banned book
A two day project to use with literature students during Banned Books Week. Project requires brief research, critical thinking, and creativity.
The Banned Book Project is designed to give students a choice in what they read, as well as holding themselves accountable for their work. Students will independently read their selected texts and give a presentation over summary, history, and their original thoughts.This plan includes detailed desc
Celebrate Banned Books Week with these eye-catching displays, presentation, and project! Students are always shocked to see their favorite books and learn about the reasons why they were challenged. This is a great activity for banned books week, to introduce a book that has been banned or challenge
Celebrate Banned Books Week (Sept. 24th-30th, 2017) OR stretch your students’ thinking about literary censorship anytime during the year! This EDITABLE document is a unit that will work well for middle or high school since it is highly flexible for differentiation: students, parents, and teachers g
Here is an engaging product for Banned Book Week, or for middle school and high school teachers to use any time during the year. As students explore various facets of book censorship in schools, they will become more proficient in their reading, critical thinking and writing skills and will gain kn
Have students pick a book that has been banned somewhere in the world to read. Students should research the reasons why the book was banned. You can use this banned book video project to have students show you what they've learned about banned books. They will present their video to the class. It
Are you looking for a meaningful activity to celebrate Banned Books Week with your students that will not only let them have fun and show their creativity, but also requires them to conduct research and think critically? This student-centered project contains over 40 pages of instructional materials
This package contains a research report project for Fahrenheit 451. The assignment asks students to research a challenged book in the United States. The package contains everything you need to understand and run the project, including lesson plans, copy-ready handouts, model examples, and a electr
This short editable PowerPoint (also included as .pdf) introduces kids to banned books. It includes statistics and general information from the Office of Intellectual Freedom for the American Library Association, as well as author quotes and information about the banning of popular books. Buy once,
I've used this assignment with Catcher in the Rye and Huck Finn, but it can used when teaching any banned or challenged book. Students are asked to assert their intellectual freedom and read a banned or challanged book independently. To insure that they do the reading, a reading response is due each
This is the complete collection of all 14 outside / independent reading projects. These are designed as end of unit projects and have both a creative and academic element to them. The projects include: Book illustrations, banned books, book clubs, book dust jacket, CD & cover, Cliff's notes, f
Students will research a book that has been banned/challenged (assigned by teacher), complete a district's real 'Reconsideration of Challenged Materials" form, and write an essay persuading someone to ban/ not ban the book.
There is no better time to affirm our freedom to read than by observing Banned Books Week, sponsored by the American Library Association and held annually at the end of September through the first week of October. I originally designed this 3-week to 1-month project for my English 9/10 classes. Firs
UPDATED for 2020!! Celebrate Banned Books Week with this tech-friendly, whole class collaborative project you can use with F2F or virtual classes!Note: This presentation was created in Google Slides, but this posting was made before you could directly upload Google docs to TPT. The PPT document is a
This is a research assignment that students complete before reading the novel "Speak". Students pick a book from a list of banned books over the last 75 years. They research why the book was banned and present the information to the class. Attached to the assignment outline is a rubric which is mark
This unit can be taught over the course of 1-2 weeks. This unit discusses and highlights censorship in our society and can be taught by itself, during Banned Books Week, or used as a pre-reading unit for novels, such as Fahrenheit 451, and the like.This unit includes the following: -A timeline in wh
Students will first find out what a claim is, then read two articles about banned books. Should books be banned in schools and libraries or not? This is also perfect for banned books week! Students will then use the graphic organizer provided to write notes on why some think books should (or should
This project is perfect to use when teaching Fahrenheit 451 or when celebrating Banned Books Week. Students will choose a book that is either currently banned or one that has been banned in the past; this book will drive their research and poster creation. The project requires students to create a p
The Banned Book project is an engaging project for students during banned book week. Prior to the project, discuss and read about both sides of the argument of banning books. This project allows students to illustrate their opinion on banning books by creating a book jacket that can be used as a dis
When I was an intern teaching Catcher in the Rye, a teacher a few towns over lost her job because she could not tell parents why she was teaching the same novel. I took notice and made sure I knew why I was teaching it. When a few of my students opted out (making the teaching more difficult), I de

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