Well, we are finally in the last stretch of this semester and year! Can you believe it? Just think of all that we have learned and practice this semester! This week, we will finish up our group projects, and then we will do a final few days of writing and argumentation. Next week, we will review for our final exams.
Below is the proposed agenda for the week:
What is argumentation?
How can we collaborate effectively with others?
What is the difference between group work and teamwork?
How can we use argumentation and English to transcend the classroom?
Monday: Continue working on group projects.Objectives: Today, students will continue reaching and begin writing their speeches. Outcomes: By the end of class, all research should be complete, and your speech should almost be finished. Homework: None.
Tuesday: Continue working on group projects. Objectives: Today, students will finish writing their speeches and creating their presentations. Outcomes: By the end of class, all student will have finished writing their speeches and created their presentations. Homework: Practice your speeches!!!
Wednesday: Present group projects. Objectives: Today, students will present their group presentations round-robin style. Outcomes: By the end of class, all students will have presented their presentations. Homework: None.
Thursday: Research current event for the class debate. Objectives:Today, students will research and taking notes a current event, as a class, so that we can engage in an in-class debate tomorrow. Outcomes: Finish researching so that tomorrow we can debate. Homework: Review notes for class debate tomorrow.
Friday: Hold in-class debate and finish up any final missing work. Objectives: Today, students will have their final in-class debate as well as finish up any missing work. Outcomes:All assignments will be turned in by today no exceptions! Homework: None! Enjoy your long weekend!