NON FICTION READING RESPONSE: SLACKTIVISM
Bring non-fiction into your classroom with this reading response assignment for a modern and engaging article called "Does Slacktivism work?" (author: Laura Seay). The article discusses the concept and value of "slacktivism" which are actions performed via the Internet in support of a political or social cause but regarded as requiring little time or involvement (e.g., liking or sharing a social media posts, signing an online petition etc.).
This article can spark lots of discussion on what it means to be an active supporter of a cause in the modern/digital world. Please note that the article is not included in this purchase for copyright reasons, but a link to it is provided.
INCLUDED IN YOUR PURCHASE
• A one page assignment that has students respond to 5 reading questions related to the article (link provided to the article on the assignment sheet).
• A detailed teacher answer key that allows for easy marking or class review.
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