Class Agenda #42 – Evaluating the Evidence, “Route Talk”

Opener –  

1 word to describe what you feel about the picture or what this picture makes you think.

  • Get out your NOTEBOOK (Can Be Digital) 
  • Share Out (2)
  • 3 (Min) Write- What’s the greatest piece of evidence against Adnan’s innocence? Explain.
  • Notebooks, Seats, Writing Utensil, Homework
  • #504 “Doo Wap” Lauryn Hill(1998 – 4:01) 
  • Mini-Lesson
    • SLT- I can identify evidence in Episode #5 of Serial “Route Talk” and evaluate its importance.
  • We’ve been focused on Evaluating the personal evidence concerning Adnan.
  • Today we begin focusing the consistency of the evidence against him.
  • What does it mean to be “inconsistent.”

Read Aloud- Serial Podcast Episode #5 “Route Talk”

  • Class Work-
    • Set up a T Chart
    • Left Side- What is the mounting evidence for Adnan’s Guilt? Describe it.
    • Right Side- Explain how the prosecution could use this evidence against him? Analyze it.
  • CFU #1- Turn and Talk
    • What is the significance of one of your pieces of evidence?
  • Final Word Protocol For Class-
    • Based on “Route Talk” do you think Adnan is innocent or guilty? Find a direct quote from the text to share as your defense.
  1.  Exit Ticket- Self Reflect- How comfortable are you evaluating evidence to identify counter claims?


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.

Share Out


1 thought on “Class Agenda #42 – Evaluating the Evidence, “Route Talk”

  1. Rosalva Rivera

    Title: “This Wristband Will Shock You Into Good Behavior”
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