1. IWBAT explain why China's one-child policy was enacted and evaluate whether it was effective.
2. IWBAT identify positive and negative effects of China's one-child policy.
1. Do Now: identifying sentence structures -- complete last activity on Reference #17
- Mild: Review sentence types:
- simple sentences have one independent clause
- compound sentences have two independent clauses joined by a comma and coordinating conjunction (FANBOYS) or a semicolon
- complex sentences have an independent clause joined to a dependent clause (and the dependent clause always begins with a subordinating conjunction, or WANNABE)
- Mild: Review or learn more about the sentence types (and see examples):
- Medium: Try a practice quiz <-- RECOMMENDED PRACTICE
- Medium: Play sentence sort (please mute your Chromebook!)
- Spicy! Complete additional practice activities
- Spicy! Play sentence jeopardy
2. Homework Check: Coolest Inventions of 2013 (TFK)
3. Read About the One-Child Policy on BBC's "China's One-Child Policy -- Success or Failure?
4. Learn More About the One-Child Policy:
- additional article: Asia Education's "One-Child Policy--Too Many in the Family?"
- additional article: CNN's "A Brief History of China's One-Child Policy"
- additional article: CNN's "Activists allege forced abortions, sterilizations in China"
5. Complete Classwork to: (1) describe the one-child policy, (2) evaluate whether it was effective in reducing population growth, and (3) identify both positive and negative effects.
6. Read Chu Ju's House: Chapter 2 (pp. 19-39)
Homework: Independent and Dependent Clauses #2