Making Waves

Being the Change

A Unit in Social Activism

Over the course of this unit each student will work in a collaborative group which is focused on advocating for a social cause. The cause may be great or small local or global. Some will accomplish their goal, some will make progress some may fail to change things; but all will discover that they have the ability to make an impact and change the world around them.

Parts of "The Wave"

Each student is required to complete the following components to earn a passing grade:

1. Responses to videos, an essay or letter, Responses to a companion text =30%

2. Create a video for your cause=20%

3. Create a Social Media Campaign =25%

4. Create a presentation and show to the class about your cause=25%

Detailed description of each part here.

Platforms for Change

Social Applications