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Omoyemwen Ngei

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How to Squash a Pandemic

Hello Class, I saw that Currents4Kids had this new story out which is applicable to our time right now. Please read, complete the On the lines and Between the Lines Quiz. Then respond to the following - remember you can add a voice over, video or text. Let me know if you need any help by commenting under the activity. Choose ONE of the following questions to answer. Type your response in the box below, then click 'Review' to send your response to your teacher. 1. Respond to the story “How to Squash a Pandemic.” What did you learn that was interesting? Surprising? Important? What connections did you make and what questions do you have? Explain. 2. As you see it, what is the importance of this story? Explain. 3. Respond to one of the following quotes from the article. What is this quote saying? Why did it make an impression on you? For what reasons is this quote important? Explain. “Right now, we must all work together. The bottom line is this: each one of us can make choices that help the people around us.” “We can still stop the spread of this virus. As much as possible, stay home. Don’t go out unless you have to.” “If we act now, even if it seems like a big ask, things will be better tomorrow.”

6th Grade, English Language Arts, English Language Learners
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