Boy Scouts to Allow Girls to their Ranks
- 18 oktober 2017
- Niveau: Havo/vwo onderbouw
On the 11th of October, International Day of the Girl Child, the Boy Scouts of America announced they will start the admittance of Girls into their programs.
1 What do you already know about the Boy Scouts?
Watch the video about the Boy Scouts of America.
2 In the video you hear about different reasons for admitting girls into the Boy Scouts. Which do you think is the most important reason?
3 How does the head of the Girl Scouts of America feel about this decision?
4 What do you think the Boy Scouts of America should be called from now on?
Read the text and answer the questions.
5 What information does the text present that was not in the video?
6 The article states the Boy Scouts’ decision ‘prompts backlash’. What does this mean? Does the author explain the reason behind this backlash or does (s)he just list examples?
7 This text includes four tweets. Put them in the order of least to most positive.
8 What do you think about the decision the Boy Scouts of America organisation has made?
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