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Title: Public Deception: Debating the Impact of Not Telling the Whole Truth
Url: http://learning.blogs.nytimes.com/2006/08/18/public-deception/
Description: In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students debate the ethics of prominent figures who are accused of deception. After learning about a well-known German author who made public his participation in the SS, an organization responsible for killing Jews during the Holocaust, students write reflection papers exploring moral standards.
Source: Thinkfinity
Partner: ReadWriteThink
Classifications: English Language Arts
English Language Arts -- Reading
Social Studies
Social Studies -- U.S. History General
Social Studies -- World History
Resource Type: Lesson/Activity Plans
GradeLevel: Grade 7
Grade 8
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Grade 12
Keywords: deception
ethics
Standards: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects
RI.07.3. Analyze the interactions between individuals, events, and ideas in a text (e.g., how ideas influence individuals or events, or how individuals influence ideas or events).
RI.07.8. Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is sound and the evidence is relevant and sufficient to support the claims.
RI.08.9. Analyze a case in which two or more texts provide conflicting information on the same topic and identify where the texts disagree on matters of fact or interpretation.
W.08.2b. Develop the topic with relevant, well-chosen facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples.
W.08.7. Conduct short research projects to answer a question (including a self-generated question), drawing on several sources and generating additional related, focused questions that allow for multiple avenues of exploration.
W.08.8. Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, using search terms effectively; assess the credibility and accuracy of each source; and quote or paraphrase the data and conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation.
Date Last Modified: 2014-04-11 17:21:46
Date Record Checked: 2014-04-11 17:21:46
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