Fidget Spinners; To Be or Not To Be

10 May

9th Grade: Read this article and answer the following questions:

  1. The word “antidote” most likely means:

Gift, distraction, cure, or problem

  1. According to the article, scientists’ feelings towards the spinners are:

Overjoyed, skeptical, enthusiastic, angry

  1. Using evidence from the text, explain how Parent Miriam Gwynne feels her daughter has been helped from the spinners.
  2. Using evidence from the text, explain how teachers feel about the spinners.
  3. Using evidence from the article, explain whether fidget spinners are truly helping students.
  4. What types of students are found to benefit from the spinners the most?


12th Grade: We will be looking at Hamlet’s “To Be or Not To Be” soliloquy


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