Wednesday, August 31, 2011

September 1 Reading Activity

Keith Nolan, Deaf Man, Fights to Join U.S Army

Watch a Video of Keith Nolan Talking About This Topic

1.  In your opinion, should a person who is hearing impaired be allowed to join the United States Army?  Why or why not?  (3-4 Sentences)

2.  In the past both African Americans and women have been prevented from joining the U.S military.  Do you see any similarities or differences between these issues? (3-4 Sentences)

3.  What is a good tool to use when deciding who to let in to the military?  How should we allow some people in and not others?  (3-4 Sentences)

4.  Should Focus Learning Academy have sports teams?

Monday, August 29, 2011

Student Topic Ideas

If you guys have a topic that you are interested in that you would like to discuss or read about in one of our reading activities list it here.

 I will do my best to incorporate your topics and ideas into an upcoming lesson.



August 30 Reading

1.  Do you believe in the United States having birthright citizenship?  Yes or no, why?

2.  Why do you think people would want to come to the United States in order to have a baby?

3.  Do you think that we have laws that are outdated in our country?  How do you think we should fix them?