Text2Reader Resources
October 2013: Gangs

External Links

Exercise 1D: Write it Down: Resisting Peer Pressure

The Internet—along with books and magazines—is one place you can turn for information and answers without having to feel awkward about bringing up a sensitive subject. Below is a link where you can find articles on important teen topics about your body, relationships, and drug and alcohol use.

Articles are also great ways of learning about current events. Below is a link to an article about the tsunami that hit Japan in 2011. Now that you have read a few articles, why not go the last link and for step-by-step instructions on how to write your own article.

Excercise 2C: Thinking Critically—Evaluating Gang Awareness Videos

Here are six teen-created videos about gang awareness and prevention.

Digital Nation: Gangs Online: Net Banging? Or Just Hanging?
Keep yourself out of the war zone. View the link below for a video with tips on how to protect yourself online.

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Curriculum Outcomes

BC Grade 6

BC Grade 7

BC Grade 8

Ontario Grade 6

Ontario Grade 7

Ontario Grade 8

Common Core Grade 6

Common Core Grade 7

Common Core Grade 8