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Assignment

Now that you know a little about WHY books are banned, decide for yourself: Should Of Mice and Men be banned??

Reasons for “yes” Reasons for “no”

Ex: great imagery Ex: language



Which do you feel stronger about?






HW: Fill out the graphic organizer that has you selecting THREE strong pieces of evidence from the novella in order to support your opinion as to whether or not it should be banned. This will be used as your participation for a debate.

Of Mice and Men should/ should not be banned because:

(Example: Of Mice and Men should not be banned because of Steinbeck’s skillful use of foreshadowing.)

Quote with page number
Explanation










Debate day:

1. Highlight your strongest piece of evidence. This is what you will use in the debate group you are placed in.





HW for tonight: Do some research to find two pieces of information. Find out who agrees with you and who disagrees with you.

Research that supports my opinion
Research that opposes my opinion
Citation:
Citation:
Direct Quote:


Paraphrased Info:
Direct Quote:


Paraphrased Info:



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