"Alcatraz" Lesson

You will complete the following:


#1 "Escape from Alcatraz"

This video will introduce our topic. Here is an alternative link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L7nSDpM0w9M


Research the subject "Alcatraz". Write links and facts on a google doc. You must have several! You will need this for a major project later on.



We will read the SCOPE article "Escape from Alcatraz" as a class.

Afterwards, you will write an informal letter to whomever with the following prompt: "You were prisoner of Alcatraz and managed to escape. You are writing a letter explaining how you busted out IN DETAIL and other information regarding your life at the harsh and isolated world of Alcatraz."