Thursday 2/15/18 – Language Arts
Good Morning, Class!
Please take out:
Per. 3 (9:33-10:47) – Speech and Debate
Learning Target: Students will be able to participate in a debate, using arguments, counterarguments, and rebuttals as well as to actively listen to others.
Bring up your Debate Graphic Organizer to review your arguments.
Review Discussion sentence starters for respectful agreeing and disagreeing.
- Are Social Networking Sites Good for Our Society?
- Should Tablets Replace Textbooks in K-12 Schools?
- Do Violent Video Games Contribute to Youth Violence?
- Should the Olympics stay in one place?
- Should we celebrate Christopher Columbus?
- Is our society ready for self-driving cars?
- Before each group begins, note the debate question, pro, and con claims (with the presenter’s names) on the left side of your notetaking doc.
- Turn your chair to watch and listen to the debate.
- After the debate is finished, note which side you think “won” the debate, recalling the strongest parts of the arguments on the right side.
Per. 1 (11:36-12:50) – Language Arts
Please take out:
- Freedom Walkers book
Learning Target: Students will be able to analyze how an author develops the point of view of characters in a text.
Read Freedom Walkers Ch. 6 – Proud to Be Arrested
- Keep track of new words and use context clues to determine meaning
- Select a Key Passage and say why you think it’s important to the chapter
Open Freedom Walkers Ch. 6 notes
- Record new words and meanings
- Copy part of Key Passage and explain
- Chapter Vocab
- Close Read questions
- Read 25+ pages and log on Biblionasium:
- p. ____ to p. ____
- Big Thing that Happened (1-2 sentences: Who? What? When? Where?) + 1 question, prediction, inference, connection, visualization, or new word and how you guessed its meaning
- Finish work on Classroom and StudySync.