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WiS II Lesson Six - Practice

September 1st, 2010


Here's another obvious school angle story. First, brainstorm together or cluster alone all the possible off-campus sources you might call to find the impact this story might have on your school's students and their community. Then write a simulated off-campus phoner. Your teacher will provide the actuality raw recording.


Teaching suggestion: Your source is Jeannie Favela, assistant superintendent of student services. Make a recording in which you parrot what the reporter already has in the clipping, but add the true actuality by characterizing the desperation Sunnyside District officials felt as they saw their students' families fleeing the state of Arizona.