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Current Issues Lesson Plans

January 09, 2017

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Course Overview

Teacher:   Mr. Kliment

Subject:   Current Issues

Date:   1/9 – 1/13

Monday

Lesson:     Topic – Corporal Punishment

 

Objectives: Students will examine the debate over corporal punishment in our public school systems.

 

Standards:    12.1.13

 

Overview:    Students will begin class by watching CNN Student News. We will then discuss any stories as it pertains to the students. Students will go over a lecture introduction to corporal punishment. They will complete a worksheet as the class goes on.

 

Assignment:    Discussion & Worksheet

Tuesday

Lesson:     Topic – Corporal Punishment

 

Objectives: Students will examine the debate over corporal punishment in our public school systems.

 

Standards:    12.1.13

 

Overview:    Students will begin class by watching CNN Student News. We will then discuss any stories as it pertains to the students. Students will investigate some court cases that involve corporal punishment and its appropriateness in our schools.

 

Assignment:    Discussion

Wednesday

Lesson:     Topic – Corporal Punishment

 

Objectives: Students will examine the debate over corporal punishment in our public school systems.

 

Standards:    12.1.13

 

Overview:    Students will begin class by watching CNN Student News. We will then discuss any stories as it pertains to the students. Students will investigate some court cases that involve corporal punishment and its appropriateness in our schools.

 

Assignment:    Discussion

Thursday

Lesson:     Topic – Corporal Punishment

 

Objectives: Students will examine the debate over corporal punishment in our public school systems.

 

Standards:    12.1.13

 

Overview:    Students will begin class by watching CNN Student News. We will then begin a research project on school discipline. Students will write a report on their findings.

 

Assignment:    Discussion & Report

Friday

Lesson:   Current News

 

Objectives:  Students will learn about what is going on in the world and how these events may directly affect them.

 

Standards:   12.1.13

 

Overview:  Students will begin class with CNN 10. Students will then answer questions based off of the news and other current events that are relevant to their lives.

 

Assignment:  Current News