Concussions

Mr. Rojo’s Class

Today we are going to be exploring concussions. What is a concussion? What are the causes and effects of concussions? Please read the following articles:

  1. Brainpop “Headaches”

        Please visit the above website read the article and watch the video on

           concussions. Please complete the corresponding activities and submit.

  1. KidsHealth “Concussions”

Please visit the above website read the article and watch the video on concussions. (please note that it is three pages long. Please click the “next” button towards the bottom).

Activities:

Activity 2A: Create a Circle Map Thinking Map like the one below. The topic goes inside the “hole.” Ideas, examples and definitions go in the “doughnut.”

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Activity 2B: Create a Multi-Flow Thinking Map like the one above and show the Causes and Effects of Concussions. Feel free to add more rectangles as needed. Please be sure to cite the article.

Causes                                               Effects

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  1. New York Times “Don’t Let Kids Play Football”

Please visit the above website read the opinion piece “Don’t Let Kids Play Football” by Bennet Omalu.

Activity 3A: Create a Multi-Flow Thinking Map like the one above and show the Causes and Effects of Concussions.  Feel free to add more rectangles as needed. Please be sure to cite the article.

 Causes                                       Effects

MultiFlowMap-1u469xy.jpg

  1. Sports Illustrated Kids NFL Violence: What Should be Done?

Activity 4A: Create a Circle Map Thinking Map like the one above. The topic goes inside the “hole.” Ideas, examples and definitions go in the “doughnut.”  Feel free to add more rectangles as needed. Please be sure to cite the article.

  circlemap.jpg