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Copy and Answer. Do Now – p. 212. What is this a picture of? What do you already know about this case?. Today’s Objectives. What is the Trayvon Martin case all about? How do you take notes during an interview and for what do you use those notes?

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Do now p 212

Copy and Answer

Do Now – p. 212

  • What is this a picture of?

  • What do you already know about this case?


Today s objectives

Today’s Objectives

  • What is the Trayvon Martin case all about?

  • How do you take notes during an interview and for what do you use those notes?

  • How can you pull usable quotes out of your interview notes or transcription?


Trayvon martin article

Trayvon Martin Article


The trayvon martin case

Notes

p. 213

The Trayvon Martin Case

  • Trayvon Martin was a 17-year-old African-American high school student who was shot and killed in Sanford, FL on February 26

  • His killer was a neighborhood watch captain named George Zimmerman, who is of mixed ethnic decent

  • Zimmerman claimed he was acting in self defense and has not yet been arrested

    • Florida has a “Stand Your Ground” self defense law

      • Says a person may use deadly force if there is a reasonable threat without having to retreat first

    • The Justice Department was called in to investigate


Press conference activity

Use either p. 212 or 213

Press Conference Activity

  • Imagine you are at President Obama’s press conference

  • He is about to be asked a question about the Trayvon Martin case

  • You need to write down what Obama says so you can include a couple of quotes in an article you are writing

  • Try to take notes on what Obama says during this video clip


Press conference transcript

Press Conference Transcript

  • Now that you have the transcript, write a newspaper editorial about the Trayvon Martin case

  • In your article you must…

    • Give a basic summary of the facts of the case

    • Give your opinion about the case

    • Use at least two pieces of evidence (including at least one quote from President Obama)

    • And tell why that evidence is important


Share out

Share Out


Reflection p 212

Reflection – p. 212

  • What quote from President Obama’s press conference did you choose and why?

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