Welcome: What is Censorship?
Description: Censorship refers to the control of the information and ideas circulated within a society. It is a hallmark of dictatorships throughout history, but you are probably wondering how does censorship affect you as a student? Were you aware that during the year 2011 alone 100 books were banned in US schools?
Grade Level: 9-12
Curriculum: English / Language Arts
Keywords: Censorship, Persuasive writing, propaganda, book banning, banned books, challenged books
Author(s): Ivie Sherman