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Richmond Green Secondary School
Grade 11 English: Social Injustice ISU
Research a social injustice of your choice, which is prevalent in a particular country, and what people are are doing to make a difference.

The final project will consist of three parts:
A Website, including Annotated Works Cited, presenting your research.
An Awareness Campaign (documentary, commercial, podcast or advertisement).
A Presentation including a five minute Persuasive Speech, a demonstration of your website and awareness campaign, and 2-3 minutes for questions and answers.

Suggested topics include:

Bullying

Homophobia

Lack of Access to Clean Water

Women’s Rights

Healthcare

Slavery

Police Violence

Genocide

Human Rights Violations

Reference Sources
  • Amnesty International Report (REF 323.49 AMN 2015-2016)
  • Human Rights Watch World Report (REF 323.4905 HUM 2017)
  • State of the World: a WorldWatch Institute Report on Progress Toward a Sustainable Society (REF 338.9 STA 2016)
Books
  • Various books on making podcasts, advertisements and speeches. (006.7876; 659.1; 808.51)
  • Various books related to many social justice issues (300s; Look specifically at 305-306; 323)
Online Databases
  • Academic OneFile  (Search terms: "Enter topic keywords, eg. Access to Healthcare; then narrow results by Content Types and Subjects (main topic of available sources in the search results) on the right side of the results page")
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library  (Search terms: "Enter topic keywords, eg. Human Rights China; then limit by Document Type and Subject (overview of the main issue being discussed in large articles) on the right side of the results page.")
  • Explora Canada Student Search 6-12  (Search terms: "Enter topic keywords, eg. Human Rights Violations; then limit by Source Types on left-hand column of the search results page.")
  • Britannica Library Reference Center  (Search terms: "Enter topic keywords, eg. Modern Slavery; then select type of resources by clicking on the related blue circles to the left of the search results")
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