SL.8.3

Delineate a speaker's argument and specific claims, evaluating the soundness of the reasoning and relevance and sufficiency of the evidence and identifying when irrelevant evidence is introduced.

 
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Science Technology Engineering and Math Integration

8th Grade Science » Unit: Exploring Engineers and the Design Process
8th Grade Science » Unit: Exploring Engineers and the Design Process
Sydney Schuler
La Grange Park, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How do engineers, scientists and inventors work to make the world a better place?

 
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Is "Knowing Stuff" Obsolete - Debate

8th Grade Science » Unit: Real World Experiments Lead To Big Questions
8th Grade Science » Unit: Real World Experiments Lead To Big Questions
Lori Knasiak
Lake In The Hills, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students debate to determine if the memorization of "Google-able" facts is obsolete in today's society.

 
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Is "Knowing Stuff" Obsolete - Introduction

8th Grade Science » Unit: Real World Experiments Lead To Big Questions
8th Grade Science » Unit: Real World Experiments Lead To Big Questions
Lori Knasiak
Lake In The Hills, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students debate to determine if the memorization of "Google-able" facts is obsolete in today's society.

 
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"A Sound of Thunder" Socratic Seminar

8th Grade ELA » Unit: Argument Writing
8th Grade ELA » Unit: Argument Writing
Nicholas Gearing
Anthem, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

So What You're Saying is...

 
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Setting the Stage For A New School Year

8th Grade ELA » Unit: First and Last Days of School
8th Grade ELA » Unit: First and Last Days of School
Julianne Beebe
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Lights! Camera! Action! Setting the stage for student success via three approaches.

 
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F451: Anticipation

8th Grade ELA » Unit: Fahrenheit 451 - Novel Study
8th Grade ELA » Unit: Fahrenheit 451 - Novel Study
Nicholas Gearing
Anthem, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Should Some Ideas Be Censored?

 
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Introducing Pathos, Ethos, and Logos

8th Grade ELA » Unit: Advertising, Bias, and Propaganda
8th Grade ELA » Unit: Advertising, Bias, and Propaganda
Nicholas Gearing
Anthem, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

What Does P.E.L. Stand For?

 
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pathos ethos logos
   

Student Criticism Jigsaw

8th Grade ELA » Unit: "Story Of An Hour"
8th Grade ELA » Unit: "Story Of An Hour"
Nicholas Gearing
Anthem, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

All For One And One For All!

 
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story jigsaw
   

Debates: Introduction to Unit

8th Grade ELA » Unit: Debates
8th Grade ELA » Unit: Debates
Nicholas Gearing
Anthem, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

So, I Just Argue My Side?

 
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goldilocks
   

Literature Circle Discussion Day(s)

8th Grade ELA » Unit: Literature Circles
8th Grade ELA » Unit: Literature Circles
Nicholas Gearing
Anthem, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Together Everyone Achieves More!

 
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Learning About Demographics

8th Grade ELA » Unit: Advertising, Bias, and Propaganda
8th Grade ELA » Unit: Advertising, Bias, and Propaganda
Nicholas Gearing
Anthem, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

What Groups Do You Belong To?

 
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demo
   

F451: Connections to Other Bradbury Tales

8th Grade ELA » Unit: Fahrenheit 451 - Novel Study
8th Grade ELA » Unit: Fahrenheit 451 - Novel Study
Nicholas Gearing
Anthem, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Is Technology The Enemy? Is the Human Race in Danger?

 
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Ad Campaign Demos

8th Grade ELA » Unit: Advertising, Bias, and Propaganda
8th Grade ELA » Unit: Advertising, Bias, and Propaganda
Nicholas Gearing
Anthem, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Ladies And Gentlemen, I Present To You...

 
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superman got milk ad commercial
   

Writing About Theme in "The Hearth and the Salamander" - Editing and Peer Support

8th Grade ELA » Unit: Fahrenheit 451 - Novel Study
8th Grade ELA » Unit: Fahrenheit 451 - Novel Study
Nicholas Gearing
Anthem, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Writing Teams To The Rescue!

 
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editing
   

Argumentative Dialogue Presentations

8th Grade ELA » Unit: Research Paper: Influential Lives Part II
8th Grade ELA » Unit: Research Paper: Influential Lives Part II
Toby Sorge
Demarest, NJ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Who is more influential? Let the class decide!

Standards:
 
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Common Core ELA
 
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