Then and Now
In this unit, the student studies historical texts and current events to analyze and debate issues and to better understand the context at the root of the events. The student reads and writes about societal events and issues in, and affecting Puerto Rico, but also reads about current events in other parts of the world as well. The student examines the issues in various forms—texts, media, and technology. Also, he or she understands and debates cause and effect, writes essays, and participates in debates to demonstrate command of the issues and the English language.