Power and Protest in America



Essential questions:
What's worth fighting for?
What elements of protest movements have resulted in desired change?



Project Documents


Assignment


Assessment Rubric


Parent Letter



Important Dates


April 30 – Introduction to assignment, teacher model, and resources
May 5 – First parent communication sent home
Presentation of CRAAP test
May 7 – First three elements due
May 12 – Due date to return first parent communication signed by parents
May 13 – Three more elements due (total of six completed elements due)
May 14 and 15 – Progress reports sent home
May 19 – Review of KEYNOTE (iPad app)
May 20 – All elements due
May 22 – Due date to return second parent communication (progress report) signed by parents
May 26 – Explain Everything presentation
May 27 – Due date for completion of presentation slides and presentation script
May 28 – Review of iMovie (iPad app)
June 3 – Due date for final project


Mr. Feeley's model research wiki

http://iamsprotestmodel.wikispaces.com/

Mr. Feeley's model video:

Click here
or view in this frame.





Recommended/Approved Resources


Encyclopedia Britannica Online School Edition K-12 http://school.eb.com/

Gale Databases http://www.accessmyschool.com/cps/
•Gale Subjects in Context - citations provided; listening feature
•DISCovering Collection - citations provided; Spanish translation available
•Student Resource Center Junior
•Gale Virtual Reference Library

Newsbank http://www.infoweb.newsbank.com
The electronic editions of record for valuable local, regional, and national U.S. newspapers - all in one easy-to-search database.


Safari Montage: Visual Learning Service on Demand
http://cpsondemandk8.cps.k12.il.us/SAFARI/montage/login.php
•Select Inter-American Magnet School
•Sign in using your Google username and password

Google.com http://www.google.com/

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights: ENGLISH. Click here.
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights: Plain English Language Version. Click here.
Human Rights Questions and Answers (United Nations). Click here.
Simplified Version of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Click here.

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights: SPANISH. Click here.

CRAAP TEST (Currency, Reliability, Authority, Accuracy, Purpose)
http://libguides.library.ncat.edu/content.php?pid=53820&sid=394505
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6JzJqVlnPtc VIDEO


Student groups:


Computer 1
Hannah and Melanie
Monday
Animal Liberation
iPad 1
https://vimeo.com/130804901

Computer 3
Camila and Jessica
Friday
Baltimore protests/Police brutality/Mass incarceration
iPad 3
https://vimeo.com/131033434

Computer 4
Katherine and Alejandra
Monday
Temperance Movement
iPad 4
https://vimeo.com/131033206

Computer 5
Robert and Victor
Monday
African American Civil Rights Movement
https://vimeo.com/130578398


iPad 25

Computer 6
Melina and Arianna
Friday
Gay Rights
iPad 6
https://vimeo.com/131028211

Computer 7
Anjel and Sonia
Friday
Gun Control
iPad 7

Computer 9
Justin and Chauncey
Friday
Black Power
iPad 9
https://vimeo.com/130912522

Computer 10
Sarai and Dayanna
Monday
Women's suffrage (right to vote)
iPad 20
https://vimeo.com/130805338

Computer 11
Izaac and Abigail
Monday
2012 Chicago Teachers Strike
iPad 11

https://vimeo.com/131242063


Computer 12
Daniel and Cuautemoc
Friday
Abolitionist Movement
iPad 12

Computer 13
Antonio and Salvador
Monday
Labor Movement
iPad 13
https://vimeo.com/130578397



Suggested topics:

Time Magazine TOP TEN PROTESTS

http://content.time.com/time/specials/packages/article/0,28804,2096654_2096653_2096692,00.html

2012 Chicago Teachers Strike
Abolition movement (movement to abolish slavery)
The Environmental Movement
The gay rights movement
Immigration reform
African American Civil Rights Movement
Women's suffrage (right to vote)
Animal liberation
Control de armas
Anti-Vietnam War movement
Occupy Wall Street
Gun control
Tea Party
Labor movement
Antiglobalization
The Temperance Movement