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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.

ProCon.org

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

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

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

1,3,4
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