Friday, January 26: Would You Rather? Mini-Speeches Day 2

Goal: Read and keep track of progress. Participate in book talks. Say an argument with a clear claim, support, and a consideration of the counterargument. Listen to your classmates’s arguments.

Announcements:

  • Missing Weekly Pages 8
  • Absent Yesterday? Complete the starter, and be prepared to give your speech. Complete the starter.
  • Bring Fully Charged iPad Daily

1) Read

Open book and reading workshop text

 

 

2) #BookLove Reading Log

Fill out your reading log for this week ending in 1/26. Make sure your reading log is in your English folder in Drive.

3) Book Talks

Requirements for 60-Second Booktalk

4) Mini-Argument Speeches

 

Read the speaking tips below to prepare for your mini-argument speech.

As you listen to your classmates’s speeches, take notes on what you hear. You will vote on the top three most persuasive arguments. Take notes on the top of your English Journal Doc.

5) Vote & Debrief

Go to Google Classroom and open the voting form. Vote for the top 3 most convincing speeches.

Final Question: What makes a good argument? Give at least three ideas.

Homework: Read & Bring Book, Charge Your iPad

 

 

 

 

Thursday, January 25: Would You Rather? Mini-Speeches

Goal: Say an argument with a clear claim, support, and a consideration of the counterargument.

Announcements:

  • Due Today: Weekly Pages 8–on English Journal in English folder in Drive
  • Absent Yesterday? Write Weekly Pages 8 with “Would You Rather?” mini-argument
  • Next Book Talks Tomorrow
  • Bring Fully Charged iPad Daily

1) Starter

Open the starter in Google Classroom. After you answer today’s question, see your classmates’s answers.

2) Mini-Argument Speeches

Review the “Would You Rather?” slides from yesterday. Click HERE to follow along with the slides on your own.

Read the speaking tips below.

 

 

Practice giving your speech to your partner. Ask him or her to time you to make sure you are under a minute. When it is your turn to listen, say, “Thank you,” when the speaker is done.

 

 

Give your speech and listen to others!

3) Vote & Debrief

Go to Google Classroom and open the voting form. Vote for the top 3 most convincing speeches.

Final Question: What makes a good argument? Give at least three ideas.

Homework: Read & Bring Book, Charge Your iPad