1.) Read, view, and respectfully contribute to the topic (webmaster approval required)
2.) Post responses in complete sentences, relevant information, and vocabulary
3.) Reflect on your response, read the contributions of others, and respond like your mother will read it.
* Note images link to articles associated with the picture and the prompt. Songs and videos can be stopped and started by pushing the appropriate play/stop button.
California Fair Play Act: Should student athletes get paid? Why or why not? Use evidence from the linked articles to support your response.
Are red flag laws an abuse of power? Why or why not? Explain with two pieces of evidence to support your opinion. (1 piece of evidence from article)
What should the Supreme Court Decide regarding the new laws restricting abortion? What is the name of the famous case being challenged? Use language from an amendment to justify your opinion.
Trump confirms U.S. to end nuclear arms treaty with Russia. Read the linked article then explain whether or not you agree with the President's decision and why. Use evidence from the article to support your opinion.
Trump Declares National Emergency at the Border: Summarize this event and post your opinion of what may happen next in 3-4 sentences.
What is your opinion about the State of the United States? In 4-5 sentences support your opinion with quotes and evidence.
Gov't Shutdown Day 35: In 4-6 sentences summarize what is happening with this event. Who is at fault? Predict what will happen next? Use key terms like (president, congress, taxes, immigration, government, etc...) in your answer.
Trump seeks to land blow against media in court fight with CNN. Post your evidence supported response to this news in TIEAC format.
Click the image and read the NY Times Article about the 2018 Midterm elections. What is your response to this news? What do you want or expect to see happen next? Answer in complete sentences and cite evidence to support your response.
"72 hours in America: Three hate-filled crimes. Three hate-filled suspects. " Review the news story and post your paragraph response. Use evidence from the text to support your position. (TIEAC)
Media and Presentations
Civil Rights by Tony Lawson
First Presidents by Tony Lawson 5/5/2020
Locke High School Social Distancing Motivation Video
by Tony Lawson 4/20/2020
LA Galaxy Racial Townhall (2020)
Greetings, beautiful people!!! My name is Mr. Lawson and I am a veteran educator with over 16 years of experience within the classroom. Twelve years of my service has been at the historic Alain Leroy Locke High School in Los Angeles.
"Why COVID-19 is Hitting us Now"
by Alanna Shaikh - March 2020
"This is America"
by Childish Gambino
I am strong, healthy, and wise because I stand on the shoulders of Giants!