Here is a list of the resources you need to read/listen to as part of this mini-research paper. The ones that have a * are required.
The Truth About Vaping (Podcast) * – This will correspond with the note sheet in your packet.
2018 National Youth Survey (Infographic) * – Take notes on the corresponding sheet (labeled Infographics)
Center for Tobacco Products (Infographic) * – Take notes on the corresponding sheet (labeled Infographics)
Surgeon General’s “Know the Risks”
CDC’s Electronic Cigarette Webpage
Surgeon General’s Report on E-Cig Use Among Youths (Be warned – 28 pages!)
NPR: Vaping (This is a collection of short articles as well as brief radio broadcasts surrounding several points on vaping.)
Links to Printed Articles from Databases (Audio feature online) – Need Login to access off school grounds.
E-Cigarettes are Safer…
Vaping Should be Regulated…
…E-Cigarette Needs Global Regulation
Link to Additional Articles and Videos
Please complete the following evaluation once you have finished the semester test.
English 2 Semester 1 Course Evaluation
Click on the link below to set up the Quizlet for your final test.
Part 2 – Roots Final
Here is the review sheet for the semester test.
English 2 Semester 1 Review Sheet
Click the link below to go to the Google Doc. Then complete the Unit Assessment.
Social Media Unit Assessment
Here is the link to take you to the “social media” designated TEDTalks. You will be completing page 36 in the packet as well.
Social Media TEDTalks
Pick one of the four articles below (the first one is also included as a hard copy text in the packet). Read it, annotate it, and take notes on it in your packet on the appropriate note sheet.
“The Secret Social Media Lives of Teenagers” by Ana Homayoun
“American Girls: How Social Media is Disrupting the Lives of Teenagers” by Nancy Jo Sales or here “American Girls…”
“How Teens Use Social Media” by Mary H. K. Choi
“Our Bodies, Our Selfies: The Feminist Photo Revolution” by Jessica Bennett
Notes to Take
- How has social media changed our lives?
- What are various platforms available on social media, and who are using those platforms?
- Underline at least four quotes you agree or disagree with.
- Record why you agree or disagree with them.
Here is a link to the short story for today. You will get 10-15 minutes tomorrow to work on this as well.
“The Veldt” by Ray Bradbury
Also – here is a link to the article I shared in class today:
Heisman Trophy Winner
Here is the radio clip from today. It’s also found embedded in Today’s Slides.
NPR – “The Father of the Internet…”