This product includes:
• Three-page article written on a 4th-6th grade reading level
• Determine the Viewpoint- A worksheet with quotes from different people with various viewpoints on the topic. Students determine each person’s viewpoint.
• Who? What? When? Where? Why? Summary Sheet
• Opinion Writing Sheet
This unit is meant to teach students to read the facts on a current event and form their own opinion based on their beliefs. It is important to teach students to be critical of media, because it can be biased. Class discussions should be formed around how important it is to respect different viewpoints. It is important to teach our children how to discuss controversial topics in respectful ways.