Class Agenda #71- Round Table Prep- Gathering and Evaluating your Evidence


Beatles Week

Timer- “Blackbird” The Beatles (1968, 3:02)    


Prompt- Evaluate the reasons Mr. James loves bacon.

  • It’s unhealthy.
  • It’s delicious.
  • You can cook it a few different ways.


SLT- I can gather and evaluate evidence to determine my best possible points for arguing.

SLT- I can communicate ideas clearly in an appropriate, sophisticated and original way to an audience.

SLT- I can engage in an academic, back and forth, discussion.

Circle the verbs and underline the nouns



Reviewing: ELA Round Table Rubric – rubric_middle_english_0908

And- Academic Controversy Protocol

  • Part I-
    • Round 1- Share Best Evidence – Partner shares it back to you.
    • Round 2-7- Repeats until all partners are out of evidence.
  • Part II-
    • Consensus Building – Whip around discussion with the goal of choosing 1 animal among your group and explaining why you chose it.


Work time- working in your notebook, Science Folder and Discussion Collecting Sheet

Option I- Practice your roundtable discussion at your table

Option I- Rank your Evidence from your FS BROS on the Sheet. Interpret and Analyze it for discussion.

Option II- Continue to collect Evidence for your discussion


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