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  • 11/6/2018

    Students are sifting through history to find the major differences between the play and the actual trial.

    Be prepared for a few jaw-dropping realizations!

     

    Due: 11/8/18

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Social Change

  • Greetings!

    Title of Course:  Social Change

    Books: 

    Inherit the Wind

    Students will learn about the Scopes Monkey trial of 1925 and use critical thinking skills to differentiate between the facts of the real trial versus the dramatic representation in the play.

    Cry, the Beloved Country

    Students will learn about the socio-economics of pre-Apartheid South Africa and draw parallels between the civil rights struggles of 1950s-1960s United States.   

    Cry Packet

    Brave New World

    Students will read a futuristic dystopian novel and draw parallels between Huxley’s vision and their contemporary world.

    Agents of Change

    Students will analyze their contemporary society and learn how to become an agent of change in their community.

     

    Please email me at kkelman@mv.org with any questions or concerns.