Reflection: Lesson Planning Using an Oreo to Craft an Argument Part 2 - Section 2: Lesson

 

Albert Einstein said, "Insanity [is] doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results." So, when my students aren't where I want them to be I need to attack the skill in a slightly (or sometimes dramatically) different way.

When looking at the good and bad of the argument they wrote to me to earn a free reading day, one of the top problems was their use of resources.  This practice narrows the resource information, and walks them through it.  The topic is also a complete 180, so it allows them to see a different side of argument.

Giving them this second try at the same skill will allow them to put into practice what they know "now".

  Practice Makes Perfect, but Vary Your Approach
  Lesson Planning: Practice Makes Perfect, but Vary Your Approach
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Using an Oreo to Craft an Argument Part 2

Unit 9: Argument - Part 1
Lesson 12 of 15

Objective: SWBAT use the OREO recipe and someone else's research to craft an argument.

Big Idea: Working out the "bugs" in our writing with a "You Write It" task from Scope.

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