Topics Today (Group 1)

Immigration, gender equality, and media literacy are not
just abstract concepts. They are pressing social and political issues that have
very real effects on many young adults' lives. This set explores the debates
surrounding such controversial topics so readers are able to think critically
when the news gives a limited picture of an issue or when misinformation is
shared on social media. Informative main text, helpful charts and graphs, and
detailed sidebars help readers understand the true scope of each problem,
allowing them to develop strategies to deal with these issues when they
encounter them in their own lives.
Each Book Contains:

• Lists of
organizations to contact that provide readers with resources for further
information, support, or ways to get involved on a local or global level

Up-to-date statistics that help readers back up their opinions with relevant

• Discussion questions to facilitate respectful debates and help
readers think more deeply about their own point of view

• Lists of ways for
young people to get more involved with social issues and become more active
Curriculum Connections:

• Balanced text provides multiple
viewpoints so readers can formulate their own opinions

• Annotated quotes by
experts in related fields help readers evaluate arguments and judge the
reputability of the sources

• Chapter questions provide a framework for
collaborative discussions with peers who hold diverse

Product type: Single Copy Set
ISBN: 978-1-5026-5841-8
Copyright: 2021
Reading Level: Grade 7
Interest Level: Grades 7-10
Dimensions: 6" x 9"