Posts Tagged ‘debate’:

World Lit: Justice and Culture, Day 1

Standard: ELAGSE9-10RI8 Delineate and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is valid and the evidence is relevant and sufficient; identify false statements and fallacious reasoning. Learning Target: I can analyze and synthesize details from two texts about justice. Opening Session: So far this unit we’ve focused on cultural

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American Lit: Fallacies 101

Standard: ELAGSE11-12RI6 Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text in which the rhetoric is particularly effective, analyzing how style and content contribute to the power, persuasiveness, or beauty of the text. Learning Target: I can identify fallacious logic, appeals, and rhetoric in sample texts. Opening Session: Fallacies matching game! Match the name of the

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American Lit: The Newspaper Debate

Standard: ELAGSE11-12RI1 Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text, including determining where the text leaves matters uncertain. Learning Target: I can analyze how concessions and refutations can be used to refute an opposing argument. Opening Session: Share Out! What do you think

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American Lit: Real or Imagined?

Standard: ELAGSE11-12SL1 Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions(one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 11-12 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively. Learning Target: I can synthesize multiple sources in order to defend, challenge, or qualify a particular position. Opening Session: What’s Killing

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American Lit: The Bill Of Rights

Standard: ELAGSE11-12RI9 analyze seventeenth-, eighteenth-, and nineteenth-century foundational U.S. documents of historical and literary significance (including The Declaration of Independence, the Preabmle to the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, and Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address) for their themes, purposes, and rhetorical features. Learning Target: I can compare how a common theme is expressed in different foundational historical documents

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