Thursday, June 30, 2016

I am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced (Exit Ticket)

I am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced
Name:

Briefly describe the setting (time and place) of the book. (pages 7 and 10)



Briefly describe the condition of women and girls in Yemen. Cite specific examples from the book. Include a minimum of four examples.
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What are some of harmful physical consequences of child marriage? List a minimum of three examples.
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Why did Nujood’s father marry her off at such a young age?
Why didn’t Nujood’s mother resist the marriage?

Why is education a powerful tool against child marriage?


What profession does Nujood dream of having one day?


How can social media be used to educate and eliminate the problem of child marriage? Give two examples.
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Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Ted Talk- Ann Cooper (Exit Ticket)

Life Skills/Health
Name:

Watch both videos:




In a sentence, explain how these videos are related.



Now, focus on the second video to answer the following questions.

What is the title of the Ted Talk?

Who is the presenter and what are her credentials? (Look under the video for her "bio.")


What is her "message"?




What specific evidence does she cite in her talk to support her message?

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b)


c)



What suggestions does Ann offer to parents, students, communities, etc. to change the status quo (with regard to school lunches)?

a)

b)


Taking it further---------> What can you do to spread her message and bring about positive change in your school with regard to healthy eating?


Monday, June 27, 2016

Health Assignment (Healthy School Lunches)

Watch both videos:




In a sentence, explain how these videos are related.


What is the title of the Ted Talk? What is the topic?


Who is the presenter and what are her credentials?




What is her "message"?



What specific evidence does she cite in her talk to support her message?

a)

b)

c)


What suggestions does the speaker offer to parents, students, communities, etc. to change the status quo (with regard to school lunches)?

a)

b)


Taking it further---------> What can you do to spread the message and bring about change in your school?