Included in this file is an article from the Wall Street Journal about how colleges are checking applicants facebook pages. I have included some pre-reading questions around students facebook habits, during reading questions, and after reading questions. During reading, students are asked to annotate the article every 2-3 paragraphs. After reading, students are asked to find details to support a main idea, identify potential causes of admissions officers looking at profiles, and identify arguments for and against this practice.
This lesson was designed to get high school students thinking about how they use facebook and make them aware that colleges are checking.
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