Class Agenda #52 – Analyzing the Evidence, “Me and Those Dreamy Eyes of Mine”

Opener – “Paradox” Definition- a seemingly absurd or self-contradictory statement or proposition that when investigated or explained may prove to be well founded or true. 

One word that comes to mind when you hear the word “Paradox” or an example.

Part II- Watch the following Paradox

  • Get out your NOTEBOOK (Can Be Digital) 
  • #512 “Me and Those Dreamy Eyes of Mine” D’Angelo (1996 – 4:23)
  • Notebooks, Seats, Writing Utensil
  • DO NOW- 5 (Min) Write- Analyze the Twin Paradox.
    • Explain it in your own words
    • How is this a paradox? or how is this connected to life or the greater world?
  • Share Out – Tables then Aloud

Read Aloud- Serial Podcast Episode #6 “To Be Suspected”

  • Read Aloud-
  • Make a Copy of this Transcript for yourself.
  • Adjust the “sharing” settings so that this copy is your own.
  • Class Work-
    • Set up a T Chart
    • Left Side- How do Adnan’s actions affect the case against him.
    • Right Side- Analyze how the prosecution could use this evidence against Adnan? Analyze it.
      • Put the evidence in your own words
      • Explain how or link to how the evidence proves Adnan’s guilt or innocence.
  • CFU #1- Turn and Talk
    • What is the significance of one of your pieces of evidence?
  • Final Word Protocol For Class-
    • Based on “To Be Suspected” 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


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