Lesson 1: Introduction to Project Soapbox
The purpose of this lesson is to identify an issue that students care about and begin to explore that issue more deeply.
Common Core State Standards (CCSS)
Evaluate a speaker’s point of view, reasoning, and use of evidence and rhetoric, assessing the stance, premises, links among ideas, word choice, points of emphasis, and tone used.
College, Career, and Civic Life Framework (C3)
Apply civic virtues and democratic principles when working with others.
Explain how supporting questions contribute to an inquiry and how, through engaging source work, new compelling and supporting questions emerge.