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 which the project will be completed to keep you and the students on track
-An editable nine page PowerPoint presentation to guide you and the students through each aspect of the research project.
-An editable seven page packet for the students to complete as they conduct their research on a banned book of their choice.
-Each aspect of the assignment has been separated into seven different "Tasks" and each Task comes with explicit instructions.
-A 3-4 paragraph writing assignment to synthesize the research that has been conducted.
-A Poster Presentation to use as a visual representation of the findings from their research.
-An editable grading rubric for the Poster Presentation