This is Lesson 1 of 15 in the Monster Unit.
This "Connections to 21st Century" lesson allows students to connect recent real life cases to the upcoming themes in Monster. The resources provided include the case of: Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, Sandra Bland, Tamir Rice to name a few, totaling eight cases. Links are provided for articles, audio, and/or video for each case.
The first 4 Lessons in the Unit include pre-reading activities that helps students establish prior knowledge and relate/engage with the text.
The Unit is Common Core aligned, technology-ready, and includes: 15 workshop model-type lessons with printable worksheets and links to resources, printable posters, 1 Powerpoint presentation and Instruction Guide, 1 reading assessment, 1 writing assessment, 1 project, 1 CCSS unit overview, 1 CCSS pace guide.
Lesson 1 includes:
- Lesson Plan
- PowerPoint Presentation
- Instruction Guide
- Links to Resources