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Teaching Pro-Con Debate: Banned books

Pro-Con Debate: Banned books

Last year, the ALA recorded 354 reported book challenges in the United States, a 9.6% increase from the 323 reported challenges in 2016. The percentage of Americans who think any books should be banned increased from 18% in 2011 to 28% in 2015.\n\nRead arguments and evidence from both sides of the argument and decide what you think is right.


Should parents and other adults be able to ban books from schools and libraries?
RH.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RH.6 - Author's Purpose, RH.7 - Visual Information, RH.8 - Evaluate Argument


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