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Cultural & Global Issues: Teenage Pregnancy

Grade 9
Articles with Reading Levels: 9.0-9.9
Grade 10
Articles with Reading Levels: 10.0-10.9

Article Name: About Teen Pregnancy 
Source: Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Author: N/A
Date Published: Last Updated May 9, 2017
Guiding Question: What trends are we seeing in teen pregnancy rates?
Grade Level: 9.7

Article Name: Teen Pregnancies Hit New Low, but Disparities Remain
Source: National Public Radio
Author: Shefali S. Kulkarni
Date Published: February 8, 2012
Guiding Question: How does race play a role in teen pregnancy?
Grade Level: 9.7

Article Name: Long-Term Birth Control Works Best For Teens, Pediatricians Say
Source: National Public Radio
Author: Maanvi Singh
Date Published: October 1, 2014
Guiding Question: How do various types of birth control impact the birth rate?
Grade Level: 10.1

Article Name: More Essential Teen Pregnancy Facts to Learn
Author: Staff
Date Published: April 5, 2015
Guiding Question: What are three ways to reduce or prevent teen pregnancy?
Grade Level: 10.7

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Above Grade 10.9

Article Name: Effects of Teenage Pregnancy 
Author: Julia Bodeeb
Date Published: Last Updated June 13, 2017
Guiding Question: What are some of the negative effects of teen pregnancy?
Grade Level: 8.8

Article Name: Teen Pregnancy Declines, but U.S. Still Lags
Source: National Public Radio
Author: NPR Staff
Date Published: August 19, 2012
Guiding Question: How is teen pregnancy changing in the U.S.?
Grade Level: 7.5

Article Name: U.S. Teen Birth Rate Drops Slightly
Source: National Public Radio
Author: Brenda Wilson
Date Published: April 6, 2010
Guiding Question: What has caused the teen birth rate to drop?
Grade Level: 7.6

Article Name: Study Links Sex on TV Shows to Teen Pregnancies
Source: National Public Radio
Author: Allison Aubrey
Date Published: November 4, 2008
Guiding Question: How does the media play a role in teen pregnancy rates?
Grade Level: 11.5

Article Name: Senate Gives Approval on Two Abortion-related Bills
Source: Texas Tribune 
Author: Marian Alfaro
Date Published: March 15, 2017
Guiding Question: What new laws is Texas approving and how could this affect teen pregnancy rates?
Grade Level: 12.9