‘Crash’ background work – for Monday’s (10th September) lesson

Please complete the following task to gain a deeper understanding of the text: ‘Crash’ was released in 2005.  Discuss topical events of the time and how these are reflected in the film. Discuss L.A –

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Introductions

‘Sexist’ call as female tennis player given code violation for changing shirt on-court

https://www.stuff.co.nz/sport/tennis/106672376/sexist-call-as-female-tennis-player-given-code-violation-for-changing-shirt-oncourt?cid=app-iPhone

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Today’s writing

Your task is to write a piece of 600 words (minimum) that discusses and describes the setting of Maycomb. Pay attention to actual historical facts (the depression at the time and segregation through the Jim

Michael Richards’ ‘Proud to be white’ transcript

https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/proud-to-be-white/

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For reflection and a written response

http://www.noted.co.nz/currently/social-issues/white-noise-when-white-privilege-drowns-out-reality/   After reading this piece, consider the final question the author has posed to you: What does it mean to be White?   Your task is to write a 300 word, personal response to

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