Greaney – Ethnic Studies: Young Lords Video/Observation Sheet – 3/31

Teacher: Greaney (bgreaney@hps.holyoke.ma.us)

Assignment:

We will begin reading “The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano” next week.  Here is a video about The Young Lords Organization that was made to remind people what they stood for on the 50th anniversary of the founding of their organization.  The Young Lords are very important “characters” in our upcoming novel.

DIRECTIONS: WATCH THE VIDEO OF THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FOUNDING OF THE YOUNG LORDS ORGANIZATION.  USE THE SENTENCE STARTERS BELOW TO MAKE OBSERVATIONS ABOUT THE VIDEO. PLEASE ANSWER IN COMPLETE SENTENCES. YOUR RESPONSE FOR THE CRITICAL THINKING QUESTION SHOULD BE BETWEEN 7 AND 10 SENTENCES. THE PEOPLE YOU SEE IN THIS VIDEO ACTUALLY PARTICIPATED IN THE YOUNG LORDS ORGANIZATION.  PAY ATTENTION TO HOW THEY FELT AT THE TIME. KEEP IN MIND THAT IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT WORDS THAT YOU DON’T KNOW THE DEFINITIONS OF CAN EASILY BE FOUND AT MERRIAM WEBSTER’S DICTIONARY HOMEPAGE. ALSO, YOU HAVE ALL OF THE WORLD’S INFORMATION AT YOUR FINGERTIPS… DON’T BE AFRAID TO GOOGLE ANY TOPIC YOU WANT MORE INFORMATION ABOUT.  MR. GREANEY IS ALSO ALWAYS AVAILABLE TO ANSWER ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CWAJS0a1kgg

If this link doesn’t work, go to youtube and type “The Young Lords: Exploring the Legacy of the Radical Puerto Rican Activist Group 50 Later” in a new browser. 

The link to the video is also at the top of the worksheet.

 

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