Lesson Plan

The Umbrella Movement: Understanding the Hong Kong Protests

Students read about the events leading up to the Hong Kong Protests, learn about the symbols and songs (Adapted from Choices Teaching with the News )
Kristin A.
Classroom teacher
Fox Ridge Middle School
Aurora, CO
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My Grades 7
My Subjects Social Studies
Objectives

Students will be able to...identify the reasons for the Hong Kong protests and explain the symbols of both sides of the movement.

Subjects
Social Studies
citizenship
events
global awareness
Grades 7 - 12
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Teacher Notes
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1 Background Information

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https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B7YbhQdPHtiHY09ITDU2UUVHNlE&authuser=0

Project the teacher pear deck slide show and allow students to sign in. After students have joined the assignment students should read the BBC article and answer the embeded questions on pear deck. In this way teachers can monitor and adjust for student understanding of the protest's background.

Student Instructions

Sign in to pear deck and read the article answering the embedded questions.

2 Video: The Evolution of Joshua Wong

Activity: Presenting

3 Songs and Symbols of the Umbrella Movement

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​Project the teacher pear deck slide show and allow students to sign in. After students have joined the assignment students should read the BBC article and answer the embeded questions on pear deck. In this way teachers can monitor and adjust for student understanding of the protest's symbols and songs.

http://​Project the teacher pear deck slide show and allow students to sign in. After students have joined the assignment students should read the BBC article and answer the embeded questions on pear deck. In this way teachers can monitor and adjust for student understanding of the protest's background.

Student Instructions

Sign on to pear deck and read the article answering the embedded questions

4 Identify Symbols of the Umbrella Movement

Activity: Presenting
Student Instructions

Take your time looking through each of the photographs in the following slide show. After going through the pictures once then go through them again using the handout. Please complete the handout as througly as possible.