Students are asked to examine four different excerpts from documents regarding corporal punishment as it pertains to students.
-Excerpt from Ingraham v. Wright
-Excerpt from a NC newspaper about the implementation of corporal punishment in schools
-Excerpt from a Mississippi newspaper about the implementation of corporal punishment in schools
-Excerpts from an article regarding the effects of corporal punishment on children.
Students are asked to complete the comprehension questions about the articles, and then they complete an argumentative response about whether or not corporal punishment should be allowed in the schools and they must argue the 8th amendment as support.