Class Agenda #30 – EVALUATING the case against Adnan Syed

Opener – Evaluate all of the Halloween Costumes you saw on Friday or on IG. What was the best?

  • Get out your NOTEBOOK, YOUR HOMEWORK and YOUR “ALIBI” TEXT.
  • #127 “Changes” David Bowie (1971 – 3:35) 
  • Notebooks, Seats, Writing Utensil, Homework
  • 3 (Min) Write- Journal- What was the best costume?
  • Share Out (2)
  • 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.”
    • SLT- I can utilize our “Accountable Talk Anchor Chart” in discussions with my peers.
  • Review Accountable Talk Anchor Chart (5 Min)

Remember- When you see the word “evaluate” think “ranking.”

  • Today in Class-.
  • Finish* “Alibi”(10 Minutes)
  • Use your Transcript to evaluate the following discussion questions:

Group Work Part I- (8 Min)

  • 1 Recorder – Collect Notes for the Conversation
  • 1 Facilitator (MC) – Make Sure Groups are Using Accountable Talk
  • Everyone Participates- Using Accountable Talk to Discuss…
  1. What is the evidence AGAINST Adnan Syed? For his guilt?
  2. What is the evidence FOR his innocence?
  3. BE SURE TO FIND SPECIFIC SECTIONS OF THE TEXT
  • List as much evidence as you can.
  • Share Out

Group Work II- (10 Min)

  1. Now that you see the evidence, Do you Believe Adnan did it?
  2. Evaluate the evidence-
    • Evaluate (rank) the evidence from Most Critical to Least.
    • Evaluate which piece of evidence MOST Counters your claim.
    • Explain why.

 

Homework- 

1) Follow and Tweet to the Serial Podcast with something positive about their work. #Validus

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.0

Share Out

 

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2 thoughts on “Class Agenda #30 – EVALUATING the case against Adnan Syed

  1. Rosalva Rivera

    Title: “Oscar Taveras And The Perils Facing Latin American Baseball”
    Summary- Being part of a sport is going to take a lot of work and dedication. However, being in a professional team will take part of various obstacles and challenges. In the article “Oscar Taveras and The Perils Facing Latin American Baseball Players” Johnny DiPulgia, the Washington National’s director of Latin American Operation’s explains the transition of being an unprofessional player in a team to a professional. It would require one to leave many things that have been done such as drinking, partying and reckless driving. However, the most important one is reckless driving. Johnny DiPulgia informs the reader’s about the consequences that could occur if one is caught driving while drinking or texting, and an example Oscar Taveras death on October 23, 2014. In addition, he tries to prevent many things from happening and the best way to inform is to constantly repeat them about the consequences.

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  2. Elibett Jimenez

    Title: “Oscar Taveras And The Perils Facing Latin American Baseball”
    Summary : Be part of a Baseball team in The mayor league take a lot of work and dedication but you can make it the thing is the you have to be smart enough to stay. In the article “Oscar Taveras and The Perils Facing Latin American Baseball Players” Johnny DiPulgia, the Washington National’s director of Latin American Operation’s explain what happen when you are not smart enough to be in a professional team. To be there you need to dedicated a lot of work. He explain how in Latin America are happening to much accidents because people are drinking or texting at the same that there are driving an example of this is the Dominica baseball player Oscar Taveras the died on October 23 of this year.With this article Johnny DiPulgia is trying to prevent people about what can happen if you are drinking or texting at the same time that you are driving.

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