Writing Commentaries: The Power of Youth Voice

Grades 9-12 / Writing / Civic Engagement

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Length

9 minutes

Objective

Write a commentary about an issue

Questions to Consider

  • Why are commentaries powerful tools for civic engagement?
  • How might you adapt this lesson for your classroom?
  • How could you share your students' commentaries?

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  • Handouts: Examples of Commentaries.PDF

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