Which Side of the Issue are You On? – App Lesson

Description: This app lesson requires students to analyze political topics from multiple perspectives.

Instructional Objective: Students will select a current topic of debate, research and compose an editorial that expresses their opinion regarding the topic, and then create a website that propagandizes each side of the topic.

Step 1: Students will use the Countable app to select a current topic of debate and begin researching it.

  • ‎Causes - Impact Your World Screenshot
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  • ‎Causes - Impact Your World Screenshot
  • ‎Causes - Impact Your World Screenshot
  • ‎Causes - Impact Your World Screenshot
  • ‎Causes - Impact Your World Screenshot
  • ‎Causes - Impact Your World Screenshot
  • ‎Causes - Impact Your World Screenshot
  • ‎Causes - Impact Your World Screenshot
  • ‎Causes - Impact Your World Screenshot
  • ‎Causes - Impact Your World Screenshot

Step 2: Students will use the All Search Engine in One HD app to further research the debate topic.

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  • All Search Engines In One HD Screenshot
  • All Search Engines In One HD Screenshot
  • All Search Engines In One HD Screenshot
  • All Search Engines In One HD Screenshot

Step 3: Students will use the Quip app to compose a summary of the topic and two editorials about it. (One editorial should be for the topic and the other editorial should be against the topic.)

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  • ‎Quip - Docs, Chat, Sheets Screenshot
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  • ‎Quip - Docs, Chat, Sheets Screenshot
  • ‎Quip - Docs, Chat, Sheets Screenshot
  • ‎Quip - Docs, Chat, Sheets Screenshot
  • ‎Quip - Docs, Chat, Sheets Screenshot
  • ‎Quip - Docs, Chat, Sheets Screenshot

Step 4: Students will create a website using the Jimdo app that has three sections. One section will outline the topic, another section will include the editorial in support of the topic, and the last section will include the editorial that is opposed to the topic. Each section should include at least one image.

  • ‎Jimdo Creator Screenshot
  • ‎Jimdo Creator Screenshot
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  • ‎Jimdo Creator Screenshot
  • ‎Jimdo Creator Screenshot
  • ‎Jimdo Creator Screenshot
  • ‎Jimdo Creator Screenshot
  • ‎Jimdo Creator Screenshot
  • ‎Jimdo Creator Screenshot
  • ‎Jimdo Creator Screenshot