Wed. May 22, 2019
PERIOD 5 only
Dispatch: Writing prompt, "Two weeks ago, rumors started about Charles Crawford, a tenth-grader,
member of the basketball and swim teams, and volunteer at a downtown food bank. The rumors were that Charles Crawford had contracted HIV. As word got out, some people have
become alarmed; the alarm spread and intensified when the principal confirmed that the boy was indeed HIV-positive. Several of the parents and teachers, led by Phyllis Singleton, a
parent, have even signed a petition demanding Charles Crawford’s removal from school or at least his quarantine from the rest of the students."
Write a persuasive essay about what you think the schoolboard should do about the situation. Your essay should be at a least three paragraphs long and is due at the end of class. Click here for the rubric.
Homework Assignment #18
(due Tu. 5/28 or W 5/29):
Part 1 - pg. 328, qs. 1-10; pg. 334, qs. 1-10
Part 2 - Look up the definition of each term and then use each of the terms in a sentence.
White Blood Cell
Standard(s): 5.4.G Evaluate the risks and consequences associated with sexual activities, including HIV, other STDs, and pregnancy.