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Humanities 9 Social Movements


ReflectionSocial Movements
Directions:
This is a timed writing. You have 30 minutes to craft a thoughtful & complete essay.
Write a reflective and personal essay that includes an introduction, 2-3 body
paragraphs, and a conclusion to answer the prompt.
Each paragraph must include at least 6 sentences!
You may and must use the pronoun I.
o Be honest and reflective!
o Happy writing!
Prompt: What have you learned from this project as a human (not a student)?

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Humanities 9 Social Movements

Additional Reflective Questions & Paragraphs


Revisions & Additional Reflections:
Directions: Write at least 3 sentences to answer the following questions:
1. What is one example of a time you were surprised or inspired that disempowered
people succeeded in taking power? Explain in detail.
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2. What has been the most inspiring part of this project?
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3. What do you think about the things that people have to do in order for oppressed or
disempowered people gain more rights or power?
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4. Think of a group of people that you know think about from a different perspective.
How has your perspective about anything changed now that we have studied
movements and organizations that work to create change and to make lives better
for people?
Examples: After studying apartheid laws in South Africa, I am now more critical about unjust
laws and also corrupt, racist politicians. After learning domestic violence and rape, I am more
curious about what bullies or perpetrators are thinking. How can they harm another person?
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5. How have your views (about anything from class) changed throughout this project?
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Directions: For the following 3 questions, write a complete paragraph with a claim, context,
at least 3 examples, reasons, or evidence to prove or support the claim, and a concluding
sentence Write additional paragraphs for your Personal Reflection.
1. If you were someone who was in power, what would you do or change?
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2. We are learning about the personal qualities it takes to succeed against difficult
odds. Which of those qualities are your personal strengths?
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3. Which quality is most challenging for you? Why?
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