5. Making a Difference

how can you make a difference?

Watch the video & answer the questions. Be ready to discuss your answers in class!

  1. What does the man do in the video? How do his actions "make a difference?"

  2. What does the man receive for his actions? Does this make his actions worth doing?

  3. What do you desire most in your life? Explain.

  4. What can you do every day to "make a difference" and achieve what you desire in life?

  1. Kid President says there are 8 ways people try to change the world - why do those ways not work?

  2. How does Kid President say you can change the world? Explain.

  3. Do you think Kid President's advice for changing the world is good? Why or why not?

  4. Explain how you can make this year awesome for somebody else:

How can you change the world?

Watch the video & answer the questions. Be ready to discuss your answers in class!

According to the News, What are the main issues affecting my community?

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  • What community issues are being raised?

  • Which issues seem to be the most important? What is the evidence for this judgement?

  • Will newspaper evidence provide information about all issues? Why not?

  • What other issues might be of concern to the local community?

  • How are local issues affected by national or international trends?

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What are the main issues affecting my community?


How can people influence change and decisions in the community?


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