12/14 – 12/18

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Monday – “Lawyer Teams” argue their sides of their case. Practicing Argumentative Writing.

Tuesday – Pick a claim, evidence, and warrant for each side of the argument presented in the movie shown in class.

Wednesday –┬áPick a claim, evidence, and warrant for each side of the argument presented in the movie shown in class.

Thursday – Discussion about the argument presented in movie. Bowling Field Trip!

Friday – Early Release Day!! Merry Christmas! Happy Holidays! Have a wonderful, safe break!!! ­čÖé

12/7 – 12/11

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Monday – Organizing Argumentative Essay – Puzzle Pieces

Tuesday – Correcting Argumentative Essay Puzzle Piece, Process Drama: Form┬áteams that will write and argue one side of an argument (created teams, assigned topics, assigned paragraphs to each member)

Wednesday – Process Drama: Each team will research their topic and write their 5 paragraph argumentative essay

Thursday –┬áProcess Drama: Each team will continue to research their topic and finish writing their 5 paragraph argumentative essay

Friday – Edit & revise argumentative essay, practice debate with your team members

11/30 – 12/4

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Monday – Mindful Moments #5 (Gratitude Lists, Self Love, Laughter exercise, Visualization Meditation

Tuesday – Process Drama: Introduction to Argumentative Writing (Terminology & Claims, Evidence, and Warrants) – complete page 2 of packet

Wednesday –┬áProcess Drama: Continued working on┬áTerminology & Claims, Evidence, and Warrants, watched video clips of the news, Homework: Complete page 3 of the packet (Writing a paragraph that addresses the claim, evidence, and warrant from the prompt)

Thursday –┬áProcess Drama: Finished watching video clips of the news, identified and discussed┬áTerminology & Claims, Evidence, and Warrants for each one.

Friday – Discussed the organization of an Argumentative Essay. Classwork/Homework: Label the parts of an example Argumentative Essay. Also, read both sides of the┬ádebate┬áon┬áthe nonfiction article about┬áthe possible mission taking place in 2026 – Colonists going to live on Mars, complete the questions on the bottom of the article. Both assignments due Monday for a grade.