Baseball, football, basketball, soccer, and boxing are represented in this mega bundle of sports-themed extended lessons. The ethics of sports, politics, injuries, identities, and responsibilities of premier athletes as role models are covered. Students will read, view, write about and discuss sports and their impact on society.
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Integrate multiple sources of information presented in diverse formats and media (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) in order to make informed decisions and solve problems, evaluating the credibility and accuracy of each source and noting any discrepancies among the data.
Introduce a topic; organize complex ideas, concepts, and information so that each new element builds on that which precedes it to create a unified whole; include formatting (e.g., headings), graphics (e.g., figures, tables), and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.
Analyze and evaluate the effectiveness of the structure an author uses in his or her exposition or argument, including whether the structure makes points clear, convincing, and engaging.