OMAM Themes; Privacy Paradox

16 Feb

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9th Grade:

Go to room A206.

On Kidblog, write about any of the following themes in Of Mice and Men. Explain what the message regarding the theme is. What does the book say about that theme? What do we learn about that theme? Give specific examples (quotes) from the text to support your answer.

Here is the online version of the book.

Themes:

  • Friendship
  • Loneliness
  • Poverty
  • Racism
  • Treatment of Women
  • Hopes and Dreams
  • Euthanasia
  • American Dream
  • Innocence
  • Justice
  • Ethical Dilemma

12th Grade:

Report to our normal classroom, A354.

Quick Write: Have you ever been discriminated against or judged by someone based on your age, looks, dress, ethnicity, gender, etc. ? How? What was the situation? Explain. Perhaps it happened when you first met someone, applying for a job, or went somewhere. Maybe it was by a teacher, parent, a police officer, an employer, a worker at a store, a stranger on the street…

We will listen to the following podcast(s)

 

Privacy Paradox Part 2: Searching for your identity

Privacy Paradox Part 3: Something to Hide

As you listen, answer the following questions.

  • What kind of information are companies and advertisers collecting?
  • What are some ways in which people are being categorized?
  • How could this information be beneficial?
  • How could this information be harmful?
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