Banned Books Week. September 30 th – October 6 th , 2012. Think for yourself. Mrs. Bambino – English 8. Think of some personal freedoms that you enjoy having. How about the freedom to read?. What does it mean to ban a book?.
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September 30th – October 6th, 2012
Think for yourself. Mrs. Bambino – English 8
How about the freedom to read?
This was one of the most banned books of the 1990s!
It was actually banned in Texas in 2010.
It was banned in California elementary schools in 2010.
Define the Problem
Identify the Causes
Examine Existing Policy
Develop New Solutions
Select the Best Solution
In the United States, any person or organization can challenge a book at their public library or school district. Challenging a book means giving reasons it should be banned!
The library or school district then decides whether or not to make the book available to the public.
Should a library or school
be permitted to ban books?
What is the danger in banning books?
HINT: What is the danger in banning IDEAS?
Does banning books violate
your personal freedoms? Why or why not?
no advantage over the man who cannot read them.”
THINK FOR YOURSELF.