In Class - Continue and finish "When the Levees Broke." Discuss your reactions.
Homework - Civil Rights Children's Book due Thursday, March 19. The due date has been extended because I have to proctor the CAHSEE Exam on March 17 and 18.
QUESTION OF THE WEEK - PICK A TOPIC (CURRENT EVENT OR ISSUE) THAT IS CURRENTLY TAKING PLACE IN GOVERNMENT. DISCUSS THE ISSUE AND OFFER YOUR THOUGHTS AND OPINIONS ABOUT THAT PARTICULAR ISSUE.
Articles to check out and possible topics:
http://www.cnn.com/2009/WORLD/meast/03/08/iraq.troop.withdrawal/index.html - Iraq Troop Withdrawal
http://money.cnn.com/2009/03/10/news/economy/manpower_survey/index.htm?postversion=2009031004 - Unemployment
http://www.ireport.com/docs/DOC-227193 - Interesting youth perspective
http://www.cnn.com/2009/POLITICS/03/09/obama.stem.cells/index.html - Stem Cell Research - Obama overturns Bush era policy
http://www.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,1883854,00.html - Obama speaking with Taliban
http://www.time.com/time/nation/article/0,8599,1883966,00.html - 1 in 50 kids are homeless in the US report says
http://www.time.com/time/nation/article/0,8599,1883978,00.html - Obama unveils education plan