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I WILL COLLECT THE FOLLOWING ON FRIDAY: INDIA DBQ SOUTH AFRICA CHART AND BSQ ANSWER TAKE ACTION ASSIGNMENT
With your partner: What do you already know about Mexico? Do you know anyone who is from there? Do you know anyone who lives there? Have you ever been there? PLEASE DO NOT TALK AT THIS TIMEDEC. 4/5
Get a Mexico Country Profile Handout and read it over with your partner. MEXICO What does this handout say are the biggest challenges facing Mexico today? What does it say about Journalists in Mexico?
Quiz on India and South Africa Please take a moment to review your papers on India and South Africa. Then turn in a Packet that includes: India DBQ South Africa Chart and BSQ answer Take Action Assignment You will need a piece of Binder Paper for your quiz. PLEASE DO NOT TALK AT THIS TIMEDEC 6 HW: Finish work from class today
This week we are going to be looking at the issue of a FREE PRESS in a struggling democracy. Our Case Study is going to be in Tijuana, Mexico. We will look at the role Journalists play in a democracy and answer this focus question: Is Journalism worth dying for? Please take out a piece of paper and title it: Pg. 70A Is Journalism Worth Dying For? Take notes on this paper
Tijuana, Mexico Major Industry: Drug Trafficking Drug cartels protect their businesses with bribes to police and government officials. These drug lords solve problems with extreme violence
Please get out your work from yesterday on Mexico. Get a packet from the front of class.
Please read the two articles by Richard Marosi on violence and corruption in Tijuana, Mexico Then answer on your paper: 1.Why do you think drug cartels are able to murder so many people in Tijuana without getting caught or being stopped? 2.What do you think would happen if a similar killing spree happened in nearby San Diego? PLEASE CONSIDER WITH YOUR PARTNER:
Video Questions: 3. How did the newspaper set itself up as an independent source of news, free of government control? VIDEO ARCHIVE 1:VIDEO ARCHIVE 1: AN INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPER IN MEXICO
Please get out your work from yesterday on Mexico. Get a packet from the front of class. PLEASE DO NOT TALK AT THIS TIMEDEC 9 HW: Finish work from class today
Last day to turn in work from assignment 42 on is Dec. 16 th. I will accept Cornell Notes, Writing Assignments, The India/Africa and China re-tests and Critical Thinking Assignment. China In Class Essay Writing Retest is 7 th Period on Thursday. Speak to me to get your name on the list to do this retest. Study Guide for the CWI Final is On Line. Download your own copy or if you need me to print one for you, let me know. The final is Multiple Choice and covers the whole year. ANNOUNCEMENTS
Take a moment to review the handout in your packet labeled: Principles of Journalism Then answer these questions with your partner: Why was it important for Zeta to be independent of government influence? What value does an independent and free press bring to a democracy? How can a free press protect other human rights? What is the role of government in protecting freedom of the press? Do we have a free press in America? Explain. PLEASE CONSIDER WITH YOUR PARTNER:
Now look at the handout with the Graphs labeled: “25 Journalists Murdered In Mexico Since 1992” In Mexico, Journalists who speak out against the Cartels and corrupt government and law enforcement professionals risk their lives. Of the 25 journalists who have died since 1992, only 3 cases have been tried, and only 3 murderers brought to justice. Reporters don’t just risk their own lives, they risk the lives of their families as well. PLEASE CONSIDER WITH YOUR PARTNER:
Video Questions: 4.How are families and loved ones used against journalists trying to tell an important story? VIDEO ARCHIVE 2VIDEO ARCHIVE 2: IT WAS A NIGHTMARE
Video Questions: 5.What are the risks reporters in Mexico are taking when they run a story that is against the drug cartels and corrupt officials? VIDEO ARCHIVE 3VIDEO ARCHIVE 3: RISKY REPORTING
Find the handout titled Editorial Board Role Play Read the background information under Context of Zeta’s Reporting Then read Today’s Issue to Discuss Finally, draw the T chart at the bottom of the page on your paper.
Fill out the T-Chart with your partner before you try to answer this question. Make sure you answer WHY. DECIDE: SHOULD THE PAPER PUBLISH THE STORY? IF SO, SHOULD ORTIZ HAVE A BYLINE?
Share out team conclusions Class Consensus: WHAT WOULD YOU DO? WHY?
Add you opinion to your paper. Make sure you explain WHY you think that way. Finish this for Homework if you need more time. FOCUS QUESTION: IS JOURNALISM WORTH DYING FOR?
Common Core State Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects (http://www.corestandards.org/the-standards/)http://www.corestandards.org/the-standards/ SL, 9-10, Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups and teacher-led) with diverse partners on [grade-appropriate] topics, texts and issues, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively. SL, Present information, findings and supporting evidence clearly, concisely and logically, such that listeners can follow the line of reasoning and the organization, development, substance and style are appropriate to purpose, audience and task. STANDARDS