Censorship What would you do?
Censorship overview • Censorship and Young Adult Literature. Copy and paste the following link into your browser to view this lesson: http://www.knowmia.com/watch/lesson/11196 • Listen carefully to the lesson, noting the differences between an expression of concern, oral/written complaint, public attack, and censorship. • Identify 2 to 3 reasons students cite for opposing the banning of books
Censorship • Create one profound statement and one profound question you have as a result of the podcast lesson. Be prepared to share these during the chat. • A profound statement is anything thought-provoking that occurs in your thinking from the content you hear/read • A profound question is a question that makes you think, that makes you, well, question what you think. • Essential Question: Does literary censorship expand to include more than literature? Why do you answer as you do?
Check out the excerpt from The Chocolate War by Robert Cormier located at the link below. After clicking on the Amazon book link, click on the book cover and read the excerpt. As you read, complete a chart that addresses these topics: Reasons to Censor, Reasons Not to Censor. List 2 reasons for each column. Link: http://www.amazon.com/The-Chocolate-War-Robert-Cormier/dp/0440944597