Advocacy in Action Project

Hey 8th graders!

Here’s your chance to take a stand on an issue you want to advocate for. Do a little research, fill out the sheet, and then figure out how you’re going to inspire your classmates by presenting your advocate or advocacy group to the class.

Advocacy Project Note Sheet- Spring 2015

Here’s a link to the Choices post with further details, and the resources we went through today with the awesome example of advocacy from McKenna!

The Huff Post article with the tweets and the letter she wrote to Dick’s Sporting Goods.

And the commercial released last Christmas.

 

More hints and tips in the classroom...

Presentations & Consulting

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