-Intro to Domestic Violence
-Establish terms and guidelines
-Get into small groups and begin reading packets of primary sources
-Exit Ticket: Hand in Think, Pair, Share notes
-Finish reading packets
-Give students time to reflect in small groups or as class
-Jig Saw Presentation on packets
-Exit Ticket: How have your views changed from Day One?
-Begin class with time for reflections, questions, discussion
-As a class, make a list of
-the most important issues for DV survivors
-possible solutions public policy could offer those survivors.
-Students should form groups based on which issue most affects them
-Exit Ticket: Topic for letter to community leader
-Lesson on Letter Writing
-Groups should choose which sources to use
-Groups should look up community leaders and their contacts
-Groups should research brief background on these leaders
-Begin writing letters
-Finish writing letters
-Groups exchange letters and give feed back
-Enter edits into documents
-Exit ticket: Hand in letters to teacher
-Intro to Clothesline Project
- Discussion on most powerful sources
-which sources are affective, effective and why?
-Students should begin drawing their designs on sheets of blank paper
-Students will begin decorating t-shirts or paper cut out t-shirts
-While decorating, teacher will lead an informal conversation about how students feel about this unit.
-This will be a time to share in a safe space. No negativity toward students should be tolerated. This is not a debate.
-Hang t-shirts around room and give students opportunity to appreciate each other’s work
-Pass back edited letters and, if possible, give one student per group time to input changes.
-With other students, choose a time for a Clothesline gallery opening and together create an invitation for community leaders, parents, etc
-Mail letters with invitations to community leaders, parents, principals, etc
-Exit Ticket: Envelopes to be mailed.
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