Q4W6 (April 26 – 29)

Big Debate Jobs Description

Big Debate Job Assignments

Logical Fallacies Worksheet


Grammar Presentation Project

debate writing guide

TeacherKevin Kearney
Subject AreaELA/Journalism
Grade Level7
Week #6
Unit of Instruction
Standard(s) Taught

ELA.7.R.2.4 Track the development of an argument, analyzing the types of reasoning used, and their effectiveness.
ELA.7.R.3.4 Explain the meaning and/or significance of rhetorical devices in a text.
ELA.K12.EE.6.1 Use appropriate voice and tone when speaking or writing.
ELA.7.C.1.3 Write and support a claim using logical reasoning, relevant evidence from sources, elaboration, a logical organizational structure with varied transitions, and acknowledging at least one counterclaim.
ELA.7.C.2.1 Present information orally, in a logical sequence, emphasizing key points that support the central idea.
ELA.7.C.3.1 Follow the rules of standard English grammar, punctuation, capitalization, and spelling appropriate to grade level.
ELA.7.C.5.1 Integrate diverse digital media to build cohesion in oral or written tasks.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Identify and use a variety of rhetorical techniques.
Identify and rebut a variety of logical fallacies.
Create and defend a claim using research and rhetorical strategies.
Incorporate digital media into a presentation.
Conduct research to answer questions and generate additional questions.
Use appropriate diction, tone, and style when speaking and writing.
Track an argument and assess its validity.

Classroom Activities

Monday – NO SCHOOL


Tuesday April 26
– Grammar Tuesday! Grammar Lesson Presentations from:
1st period: Emma, Kailee, Jonny, Collin, Sarah, Melanie
2nd period: Raelyn, Lilly, David, TT, Steven, Alijah, Frankie
3rd period: Isabel/Veronica, Kaiden, Carli, Liani, Logan, Dawson, Eva

Wednesday April 27
Periods 1, 2, 3: Unit Review
Periods 5, 6, 7: Finish left over Grammar Presentations and Independent Work Time

Thursday April 28
District Assessment (UA#4)
You get the entire period to complete the assessment. Early finishers can have DEAR time or independent work.

Friday April 29
THE BIG DEBATE! (postponed from last week since Mr. K was absent)

Assignments Due
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