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Read, annotate, and write responses to a range of articles about the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings. Read and learn more about the issues of mental illness and gun control, keeping dialectical notes while viewing and reading videos, Web sites, Wikipedia pages, news accounts, magazine articles, commentaries, and scholarly studies. Build your vocabulary by studying key terms related to gun control, mental illness and the Second Amendment. Publish discussion posts and comments on others' posts about The Sandy Hook shootings on Youth Voices.
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1Who? What? Where? When? and How?
Sandy Hook Element...
This is the "live" version of the Wikipedia article about the shootings. Please use it to keep up to date on what happened. The next resource over is a PDF-Crocodoc version of this article. It was accessed on 17 Dec. 2012. You can annotate that version of
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This is the "live" version of the Wikipedia article about the shootings. Please use it to keep up to date on what happened. The next resource over is a PDF-Crocodoc version of this article. It was accessed on 17 Dec. 2012. You can annotate that version of this text. --OR-- Use the dialectical notes form to write several citations, transcriptions, and your responses while reading and re-reading this article.
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Sandy Hook Element...
This is a PDF-Crocodoc version of the Wikipedia article about the shootings. It was accessed on 17 Dec. 2012. You can annotate that version of this text. The the "live" version of the Wikipedia article about the shootings is the resource preceding this one. Please use the current version to keep up to date on what happened. Write a response to this article, using this guide, "Response to a Wikipedia Article", then post it on Youth Voices
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This is a PDF-Crocodoc version of the Wikipedia article about the shootings. It was accessed on 17 Dec. 2012. You can annotate that version of this text. The the "live" version of the Wikipedia article about the shootings is the resource preceding this one. Please use the current version to keep up to date on what happened. Write a response to this article, using this guide, "Response to a Wikipedia Article", then post it on Youth Voices
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A Methodical Massa...
Read and annotate this essay (Remember to add your name in the top right.), then write a response using the guide, ""General Response to a Non-Fiction Article" to write about the issues raised in this essay. Post your essay on Youth Voices. -- OR -- Use the dialectical notes form to write several citations, transcriptions, and your responses while reading and re-reading this article.
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Read and annotate this essay (Remember to add your name in the top right.), then write a response using the guide, ""General Response to a Non-Fiction Article" to write about the issues raised in this essay. Post your essay on Youth Voices. -- OR -- Use the dialectical notes form to write several citations, transcriptions, and your responses while reading and re-reading this article.
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Tragedy in Newtown...
After killing his mother in her Newtown, Conn. home, 20-year-old Adam Lanza drove her car to Sandy Hook Elementary, where officials said she taught, and gunned down 20 children and six adults before killing himself.
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These updates can be used to confirm or question the facts that are provided in the Wikipedia article. Use the dialectical notes form to write several citations, transcriptions, and your responses while reading and re-reading these articles from a local newspaper in Connecticut. Copy sentences and paragraphs from articles found on CT Now in your Response to a Wikipedia article.
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2Response
President Obama Sp...
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Watch and annotate this speech by President Obama. Register on vialogues, then add your comments in the space below the video. Use the next resource in this collection -- a transcript of this speech -- to write additional annotations. Use the guide, "Quoting a speech..." to write a response to Obama's speech at the Newtown vigil, and post it on Youth Voices.
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Obamas speech at p...
Full transcript of President Obama's remarks at a Dec. 16 prayer vigil for victims of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.
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Watch and listen to the video and the previous, then annotate this transcript of Obama's speech. After that, use the guide, "Quoting a speech..." to write a response to this speech, and post it on Youth Voices.
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Newtown Sermons, P...
This feels like an important place to spend significant time, to help guide our own responses.
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This is an amazing and growing outpouring of response from every possible perspective. These thoughts might help us find our own ways of responding to these shootings. After reading and re-reading a few of the most meaningful items from this page, use the guide for Personal Inquiry to write about these sermons, prayers, poems, images or videos. Post this essay on Youth Voices.
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26 Random Acts Of ...
One random act of kindess for each person killed in Sandy Hook Elementary School.
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Take pictures of your 26 Acts of Kindness and post them on a Youth Voices Discussion Post.
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Children of a Trag...
Sandy Hook Elementary students start over. January 3, 2013.
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Read and annotate this article (Remember to add your name in the top right.), then write a response using the guide, ""General Response to a Non-Fiction Article" to write about the issues raised in this essay. Post your essay on Youth Voices. -- OR -- Use the dialectical notes form to write several citations, transcriptions, and your responses while reading and re-reading this article.
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3Gun Control
A bridge for actio...
A PDF that you can annotate.
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Read and annotate this essay (Remember to add your name in the top right.), then write a response using the guide, ""General Response to a Non-Fiction Article" to write about the issues raised in this essay. Post your essay on Youth Voices. -- OR -- Use the dialectical notes form to write several citations, transcriptions, and your responses while reading and re-reading this article.
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Times Topics - Art...
You can annotate this introduction to the articles about gun control. The preceding resource has live links to resources to use for your research.
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Read and annotate this PDF-Crocodoc introduction to the New York Times articles about gun control. (Remember to add your name in the top right.) The original Times Topics page has live links to resources to use for your research. Use that page to continue your research. Use the dialectical notes form to write several citations, transcriptions, and your responses while reading and re-reading this article. Read and annotate
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Gun Control - Just...
Learn more about guns and gun control through studies, statistics, and published facts.
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Make three "quote sandwiches" with three of the charts here. Choose your charts sto that together they support an argument that you would like to make about guns and violence in the USA. The images of the charts should be inserted like the "meat" of a sandwich, with the buns being your introduction and assertion on the top and your description of the chart and how it supports your assertion below each chart. Use the guide, " Adding a quotation to a discussion..." Add an introduction and a conclusion to your 3 "quote sandwiches," and proofread and revise your writing before you publish it as a discussion post on Youth Voices.
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Second Amendment t...
You can read and annotate this version of this Wikipedia article. it was accessed on 17 Dec. 2012.
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This is a PDF-Crocodoc version of a Wikipedia article about the Second Amendment. It was accessed on 17 Dec. 2012. Annotate this Wikipedia article (Remember to put you name in in the upper-right corner.), then write a response to this article, using this guide, "Response to a Wikipedia Article", and post it on Youth Voices-- OR -- Use the dialectical notes form to write several citations, transcriptions, and your responses while reading and re-reading this article.
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Gun Control or Kil...
A pro-gun perspective.
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Read and annotate this essay (Remember to add your name in the top right.), then write a response using the guide, ""General Response to a Non-Fiction Article" to write about the issues raised in this essay. Post your essay on Youth Voices. -- OR -- Use the dialectical notes form to write several citations, transcriptions, and your responses while reading and re-reading this article.
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What Gun Control C...
What would the Supreme Court will allow when it comes to regulating guns.
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Read and annotate this essay (Remember to add your name in the top right.), then write a response using the guide, ""General Response to a Non-Fiction Article" to write about the issues raised in this essay. Post your essay on Youth Voices. -- OR -- Use the dialectical notes form to write several citations, transcriptions, and your responses while reading and re-reading this article.
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Comprehensive Time...
This is a comprehensive list of all the mass shooting in the United States since the adoption of the Second Amendment to the Constitution.
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This and the next resource are an almost endless sources for information about Gun Control. With a clear question in mind, dive in to each and use the dialectical notes form to write several citations, transcriptions, and your responses while reading and re-reading the materials provided here about gun control.
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Gun Control Legisl...
An amazingly detailed, recent report on Gun Control.
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Sift quickly through this long report, then go back to a few pages that provide you with the information you need to support your argument about gun control or answer your questions. Read those selected pages carefully and annotate those pages (Remember to add your name in the top right.). Use the dialectical notes form to write several citations, transcriptions, and your responses while reading and re-reading this research report.
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Best of the Left #...
The conservative reaction.
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#675 Sandy Hook - ...
Many different takes on how to respond.
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4Mental Illness
Deadly Dreams - Wh...
Editor's note: We are making this article from the August 2007 issue of Scientific American MIND free to all because of its relevance to Friday's deadly shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. Some of the statistics are outdated, but the themes and conclusions remain valid.
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Read and annotate this essay (Remember to add your name in the top right.), then write a response using the guide, ""General Response to a Non-Fiction Article" to write about the issues raised in this essay. Post your essay on Youth Voices. -- OR -- Use the dialectical notes form to write several citations, transcriptions, and your responses while reading and re-reading this article.
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I am Adam Lanzas M...
Fridays horrific national tragedy...has ignited a new discussion on violence in America.... Liza Long, a writer based in Boise, says its easy to talk about guns. But its time to talk about mental illness.
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Read and annotate this essay (Remember to add your name in the top right.), then write a response using the guide, ""General Response to a Non-Fiction Article" to write about the issues raised in this essay. Post your essay on Youth Voices. -- OR -- Use the dialectical notes form to write several citations, transcriptions, and your responses while reading and re-reading this article.
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Opening up the men...
A place where you can comment on a CNN video conversation about the role played by mental illness in the shootings.
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Register or log in at Vialogues, and add your comments to this video. Use the guide, "Quoting a speech..." to write a response to this CNN broadcast, and post it on Youth Voices.
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In Gun Debate a Mi...
In the wake of the terrible shooting at an elementary school in Newtown Conn., national attention has turned again to the complex links between violence, mental illness and guncontrol
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Read and annotate this essay (Remember to add your name in the top right.), then write a response using the guide, ""General Response to a Non-Fiction Article" to write about the issues raised in this essay. Post your essay on Youth Voices. -- OR -- Use the dialectical notes form to write several citations, transcriptions, and your responses while reading and re-reading this article.
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Language Vocabular...
From the perspective of someone suffering with mental illness.
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Read and annotate this essay (Remember to add your name in the top right.), then write a response using the guide, ""General Response to a Non-Fiction Article" to write about the issues raised in this essay. Post your essay on Youth Voices. -- OR -- Use the dialectical notes form to write several citations, transcriptions, and your responses while reading and re-reading this article.
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Mental and Emotion...
Chapter 9 of a Glencoe Health Textbook
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This is a PDF-Crocodoc version of a Glencoe Health Textbook. Annotate the images, lists, figures, lessons and texts on these pages. (Remember to put your name in the upper-right corner.) Use the dialectical notes form to write several citations, transcriptions, and your responses while reading and re-reading the different sections and parts of this chapter of a textbook. Learn the vocabulary for this chapter using Quizlet.
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Violence and menta...
This paper evaluates the relationship of mental illness and violence by asking three questions: Are the mentally ill violent? Are the mentally ill at increased risk of violence? Are the public at risk? Mental disorders are neither necessary nor sufficient causes of violence.
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Read and annotate this article (Remember to add your name in the top right.), then write a response using the guide, ""General Response to a Non-Fiction Article" to write about the issues raised in this essay. Post your essay on Youth Voices. -- OR -- Use the dialectical notes form to write several citations, transcriptions, and your responses while reading and re-reading this article.
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The Intricate Link...
understanding the link between violent acts and mental disorder requires consideration of its association with other variables such as substance abuse, environmental stressors, and history of violence. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2009;66(2):152-161
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Read and annotate this article (Remember to add your name in the top right.), then write a response using the guide, ""General Response to a Non-Fiction Article" to write about the issues raised in this essay. Post your essay on Youth Voices. -- OR -- Use the dialectical notes form to write several citations, transcriptions, and your responses while reading and re-reading this article.
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5Quizzes and Vocabulary
Second Amendment Q...
The US Supreme Court in 2008 began a major reexamination of the right to keep and bear arms. How well do you know the Second Amendment? Take our quiz.
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Take the quiz, and see how you do.
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Gun Control & VOA ...
A vocabulary list featuring Gun Control & VOA article.
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Register and log in to get the most from this site.
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Glencoe - Chap 9 -...
Vocabulary words for This set is for the Examination Acceleration. It covers topics listed in Glencoe Health. . Includes studying games and tools such as flashcards.
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After you read, annotate and do dialectical notes on Chapter 9 of the Glencoe Health textbook, "Mental and Emotional Problems," use these Study guides below and Play Games to learn these words.
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6The Learning Network and more from the New York Times
Resources: Talking...
Some resources from The Times, The Learning Network and around the Web that may help in talking and teaching about this news.
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Newtown Shootings:...
Students 13 and older are invited to post thoughts, reactions, questions and feelings about this news. You can also find a link to a list of ideas and resources for teachers and parents.
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Gun Control - News...
News about gun control. Commentary and archival information about gun control from The New York Times.
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1. Who? What? Where? When? and How?
Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting - Wikipedia
This is the "live" version of the Wikipedia article about the shootings. Please use it to keep up to date on what happened. The next resource over is a PDF-Crocodoc version of this article. It was accessed on 17 Dec. 2012. You can annotate that version of
Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting - Wikipedia
This is a PDF-Crocodoc version of the Wikipedia article about the shootings. It was accessed on 17 Dec. 2012. You can annotate that version of this text. The the "live" version of the Wikipedia article about the shootings is the resource preceding this one. Please use the current version to keep up to date on what happened. Write a response to this article, using this guide, "Response to a Wikipedia Article", then post it on Youth Voices
A Methodical Massacre - Horror And Heroics
Read and annotate this essay (Remember to add your name in the top right.), then write a response using the guide, ""General Response to a Non-Fiction Article" to write about the issues raised in this essay. Post your essay on Youth Voices. -- OR -- Use the dialectical notes form to write several citations, transcriptions, and your responses while reading and re-reading this article.
Tragedy in Newtown - Continuing Coverage
After killing his mother in her Newtown, Conn. home, 20-year-old Adam Lanza drove her car to Sandy Hook Elementary, where officials said she taught, and gunned down 20 children and six adults before killing himself.
2. Response
President Obama Speaks at Newtown High School
Register or log in to Vialogues to add your comments at several different points during the President's remarks.
Obamas speech at prayer vigil for Newtown victims
Full transcript of President Obama's remarks at a Dec. 16 prayer vigil for victims of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.
Newtown Sermons, Prayers and Poetry
This feels like an important place to spend significant time, to help guide our own responses.
26 Random Acts Of Kindness
One random act of kindess for each person killed in Sandy Hook Elementary School.
Children of a Tragedy Are Returned to School Life
Sandy Hook Elementary students start over. January 3, 2013.
3. Gun Control
A bridge for action after Sandy Hook shootings
A PDF that you can annotate.
Times Topics - Articles About Gun Control
You can annotate this introduction to the articles about gun control. The preceding resource has live links to resources to use for your research.
Gun Control - Just Facts
Learn more about guns and gun control through studies, statistics, and published facts.
Second Amendment to the US Constitution -Wikipedia
You can read and annotate this version of this Wikipedia article. it was accessed on 17 Dec. 2012.
Gun Control or Killer Control.pdf | Crocodoc
A pro-gun perspective.
What Gun Control Could Look Like.pdf | Crocodoc
What would the Supreme Court will allow when it comes to regulating guns.
Comprehensive Timeline of Mass Shootings in the US
This is a comprehensive list of all the mass shooting in the United States since the adoption of the Second Amendment to the Constitution.
Gun Control Legislation.pdf | Crocodoc
An amazingly detailed, recent report on Gun Control.
Best of the Left #674 Sandy Hook Shooting
The conservative reaction.
#675 Sandy Hook - The Sane Reaction (Gun Control)
Many different takes on how to respond.
4. Mental Illness
Deadly Dreams - What Motivates School Shootings
Editor's note: We are making this article from the August 2007 issue of Scientific American MIND free to all because of its relevance to Friday's deadly shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. Some of the statistics are outdated, but the themes and conclusions remain valid.
I am Adam Lanzas Mother.pdf | Crocodoc
Fridays horrific national tragedy...has ignited a new discussion on violence in America.... Liza Long, a writer based in Boise, says its easy to talk about guns. But its time to talk about mental illness.
Opening up the mental illness discussion
A place where you can comment on a CNN video conversation about the role played by mental illness in the shootings.
In Gun Debate a Misguided Focus on Mental Illness.
In the wake of the terrible shooting at an elementary school in Newtown Conn., national attention has turned again to the complex links between violence, mental illness and guncontrol
Language Vocabulary Communication & Mental Illness
From the perspective of someone suffering with mental illness.
Mental and Emotional Problems.pdf | Crocodoc
Chapter 9 of a Glencoe Health Textbook
Violence and mental illness - an overview
This paper evaluates the relationship of mental illness and violence by asking three questions: Are the mentally ill violent? Are the mentally ill at increased risk of violence? Are the public at risk? Mental disorders are neither necessary nor sufficient causes of violence.
The Intricate Link Between Violence.pdf | Crocodoc
understanding the link between violent acts and mental disorder requires consideration of its association with other variables such as substance abuse, environmental stressors, and history of violence. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2009;66(2):152-161
5. Quizzes and Vocabulary
Second Amendment Quiz - Topic of Second Amendment
The US Supreme Court in 2008 began a major reexamination of the right to keep and bear arms. How well do you know the Second Amendment? Take our quiz.
Gun Control & VOA article - Vocabulary List
A vocabulary list featuring Gun Control & VOA article.
Glencoe - Chap 9 - Mental and Emotional Problems
Vocabulary words for This set is for the Examination Acceleration. It covers topics listed in Glencoe Health. . Includes studying games and tools such as flashcards.
6. The Learning Network and more from the New York Times
Resources: Talking and Teaching About the Shooting
Some resources from The Times, The Learning Network and around the Web that may help in talking and teaching about this news.
Newtown Shootings: A Place to Post Your Thoughts
Students 13 and older are invited to post thoughts, reactions, questions and feelings about this news. You can also find a link to a list of ideas and resources for teachers and parents.
Gun Control - News - Times Topics - The NY Times
News about gun control. Commentary and archival information about gun control from The New York Times.