Opener – Self Check – On a scale from 1-4, how comfortable are you “evaluating” information and evidence?
- Get out your NOTEBOOK, YOUR HOMEWORK and YOUR “ALIBI” TEXT.
- #226 “Moondance” Van Morrison (1970 – 4:34)
- Notebooks, Seats, Writing Utensil, Homework
- 3 (Min) Write- Self Reflect- How comfortable are you with evaluating information?
- (Start- I think I am _____ at the skill of evaluating because ____)
- Share Out (2)
- 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.
- SLT- I can work in groups to use the “Final Word” Protocol in discussion of “Alibi”
- (5 Minutes)- Review Accountable Talk Anchor Chart (5 Min)
Remember- When you see the word “evaluate” think “ranking.”
Individual Work (5 Min)- Preparing for your discussion-
Here are the questions for your group time:
- Look over your evidence from the case against Adnan.
- Do you Believe Adnan did it?
- Evaluate the evidence-
- Evaluate (rank) the evidence from Most Critical to Least.
- Evaluate which piece of evidence MOST Counters your claim.
- Explain why.
- YOU MUST share the passages that you’re using as evidence.
Group Discussions and Synthesis (15 Minutes)
- Using “The Final Word Protocol”
- First Round- What would you Evaluate (rank) as the Most Critical to piece of evidence and why?
- Second Round- What would you Evaluate (rank) as another crucial piece of evidence and why?
- Third Round- Evaluate which piece of evidence MOST Counters your claim and explain why.
Group Synthesis- Use a Large Piece of Paper to Evaluate (rank) the evidence from your Groups’ case for or against Adnan.
Exit Ticket- Self Reflect- evaluate the Final Word Protocol as a discussion tool?
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.