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Lesson Plan April 4, 2016

"The Panama Papers" Exposes Wrongdoing by Offshore Companies



Questions for "The Panama Papers" project description:

  1. What are The Panama Papers and what did they uncover?
  2. What do the authors mean when they write, “...hide assets and skirt rules by setting up front companies?”
  3. What is the tone of the project description? How do the authors use language to achieve this tone?

Questions for "The Panama Papers: Victims of Offshore"

  1. How does this story connect to attacks in Syria?
  2. What is Mossack Fonseca?
  3. How many journalists worked to investigate this story?
  4. What were some Mossack Fonseca clients doing in Russia?
  5. What did an oil company use Mossack Fonseca to do in Uganda?
  6. How did they do that? What was the impact?

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