Tuesday, January 29, 2013

One-Child Policy (continued) & TeenBiz

1. IWBAT identify positive and negative effects of the one-child policy in China.
2. IWBAT evaluate bias in a nonfiction article.
3. IWBAT analyze an article on population growth (on TeenBiz3000).

Why does Mr. T think is cartoon is funny?
How does this relate to the one-child policy in China?
Hint: Notice who is on the shoulders of whom.
If you think you know, leave a comment at the bottom of the page.


1.Think about pros and cons of the one-child policy as you read this article: click here

  • You will use these pros and cons for your prewriting tomorrow.
  • Write your ideas and submit them to Mr. T in the form below task #2.

2. Determine where there is bias in this article in an American investigated the effects of the one-child policy in a rural area in China: click here
  • The vocabulary level in this article is challenging. Remember, you can double-click any unknown word, and the definition will pop up.
  • You can also use this information for your prewriting tomorrow.
  • Respond to the questions in the form below:

3. Complete the 5-step procedure on TeenBiz3000.
  • If you did not yet read the "Meet Number Seven Billion" article, please read this article and complete the associated activities. There should be a new email in your inboxes with a link to the article.
  • If you did read the "Meet Number Seven Billion" article yesterday, read today's article, or open another article that is listed in an email from TeenBiz.
  • When you complete the five steps, you may continue exploring any part of the TeenBiz website.
  • If you forget how to do something with TeenBiz, click here to view a reference.

Homework: One-Child Policy (& Complex Sentence Review)

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