Results[ edit ] Results show a consistent increase in the ability of students to write persuasively.
Read the statement or topic you have selected to use in the debate out loud to the class; display the statement for everyone to see. This activity elicits the participation of all students by requiring everyone to take a position.
A study at Springview Elementary School, in Allendale Charter TownshipMichigannoted, "significant growth was observed in the students' writings in both classes. As a post-teaching strategy: Keep the notetaker's note or sticky note and posters.
Though you may be talking about, say, the electiongun controlrace and policing or any of the other important issues that were in the news in and that many teachers want to connect to curriculum, there are ways to make sure the exercise promotes, as Mr.
Give students minutes to discuss with the other students in their corner the reasons they strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree.
As of Februarythe series includes 16 books, 2 poster papers, and a set of wall charts. Finally, the student writes a summary sentence in the lower-right square. Your social feed has always been loud, shrill, reflexive and ugly, but this year everything has been turned up to