Objective: Students will point out the strengths and limitations of the evidence.
Opening Activity: Review from Yesterday
Which of the two pieces below is the strongest evidence on the topic of vaccinations. Justify your choice with language from yesterday's lesson.
"I don't think dirt or getting sick makes you a weak person; your immune system needs to work with things," said Reber, whose children attend the Greenwood School in the San Francisco Bay area town of Mill Valley. "We certainly don't want to go back to having polio, but on the other hand, I don't think we need to eradicate all the childhood diseases.
Public health officials say that, regardless of why parents choose not to vaccinate their children, the result is the same: an increased risk of an outbreak of whooping cough or other communicable diseases.
The Yes side of your argument
ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION: SINGLE-SEX CLASSROOMS
BODY IMAGE: BEAUTY PAGEANTS
BODY IMAGE: PLASTIC SURGERY
FAMILY: HELICOPTER PARENTS
SPORTS: DOPING IN SPORTS
EDUCATIONAL POLICY: HOMEWORK
HUMAN RIGHTS: OVERPOPULATION
MASS MEDIA: MUSIC LYRICS
TEENAGERS/ CIVIL RIGHTS: PRIVACY RIGHTS FOR TEENAGERS
MASS MEDIA: POPULAR CULTURE
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE & CHILD ABUSE: ABUSED WOMEN
EDUCATION POLICY: COMMON CORE STANDARDS