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Better For Whom? Root Cause Analysis and Decision Making

thinkLaw
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A lawsuit was filed against the city of Washington D.C. The suit claimed the the city's policies promoting gentrification discriminated against city residents that were older and lower-income.


Have your students analyze this real-life legal case! What do you do when something is good for one group of people but negative for another group of people? Students will wrestle with this issues as they think about the positive AND negative impacts of gentrification, perform a root cause analysis to determine the core problem, and write a policy to address issues created by gentrification.


Better for Whom? includes:

- Teacher's Guide

- PowerPoint presentation

-Student Sheets available as Word Documents AND editable PDF

-Pre-Made Braincandy Questions (Braincandy is a FREE online platform that allows students to take polls and answer questions in real-time)


All resources are available for download and on Google Docs!


Real Life + Real Legal Cases = Real Thinking & Real Engagement!

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Total Pages
11 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
1 hour
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Pose questions that connect the ideas of several speakers and respond to others’ questions and comments with relevant evidence, observations, and ideas.
Pose questions that elicit elaboration and respond to others’ questions and comments with relevant observations and ideas that bring the discussion back on topic as needed.
Pose and respond to specific questions with elaboration and detail by making comments that contribute to the topic, text, or issue under discussion.
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.

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