Students will explore a variety of resources to get a better understanding of life in the 1950s/1960s. This will provide a frame of reference for S.E. Hinton’s book, The Outsiders.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.8.7 Evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of using different mediums (e.g., print or digital text, video, multimedia) to present a particular topic or idea
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.6-8.1 Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources.
1.B.1 Learners engage with new knowledge by following a process that includes using evidence to investigate questions.
3.A.2 Learners identify collaborative opportunities by developing new understandings through engagement in a learning group.
IV.A.2 Learners act on an information need by identifying possible sources of information.
IV. A.3 Learners act on an information need by making critical choices about information sources to use.