Class Agenda #28 – Using the term – EVALUATE

Opener – What does the word “evaluate mean” or what is something you evaluate?

  • Get out your NOTEBOOK and YOUR “ALIBI” TEXT.
  • #221 “Walk On The Wild Side” Lou Reed (1972)
  • Notebooks, Seats, Writing Utensil
  • 5 (Min) Write- Journal- Write out the word evaluate and… evlauate it. What does it mean to evaluate something? What are some examples of evlauations you’ve made.
  • Share Out
  • Mini-Lesson
    • SLT I- I can use precise language in my claims, discussions and explanations of “Alibi”
    • SLT II- I can evaluate how Adnan Syed’s use of precise language affected his case.
    • SLT III- I can evaluate how people involved in Adnan’s case use precise language in their accounts.
    • SLT- I can correctly use the word “evaluate.”
  • Evaluate-to judge or determine the significance, worth, or quality of…
  • Going back to those boys on Page 2- Evaluate their language.
  • Use your Transcript to evaluate the following discussion questions:
  1. Evaluate The State’s case against Adnan (P. 4-5).
  2. Evaluate Jay’s interview with the detective. (P6-9)

Continue Read Aloud-

EXIT TICKET- Before we Closing Circle

  • Evaluate Sara’s interview with Adnan.
  • Answer in complete sentences.
  •  Closing Circle – Whip around, How is Adnan Syed’s use of precise language affecting his case?

Homework- Practice note taking by reading articles from the #validus. Work on Cornell Notes in your notebook.

Add the Summary at the end of your notes.

Bonus for the Brave- Summarize your article in the Comments section.

Be Precise in your language.


1 thought on “Class Agenda #28 – Using the term – EVALUATE

  1. Rosalva Rivera

    Title: “Final Four Watch: Mississippi State To No.1”
    Summary- There are several sports that many individuals practice at the school or sometimes outside of school. There is a variety of sports that one can practice. One of the major sports is football. In the article “Final Four Watch: Mississippi State To No.1” Jesse Newell, the author ranks and talks about the four best teams in college football. The four major football teams mentioned are Mississippi State, Mississippi, Florida State, and Baylor. Each football team has their own strengths. The strength of the Mississippi football team is their ability to run. It is a huge advantage into winning a football game. Florida State has a strong football player who is also a great college football kicker. Each team has their own strengths in which they can be able to win several of their football games. With practice, each football team can improve greatly over time.


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