Oral rebuttals/counter arguments

With this T4T tutorial, students prepare an argument in opposition to the reasons of another argument. They develop an understanding of the elements of effective rebuttals or counter-arguments, and learn to present their arguments orally. This tutorial includes instructional suggestions for teachers (introducing the strategy, practicing the strategy, reinforcing the strategy, applying the strategy to everyday teaching, and assessing use of the strategy) and resources for students (introductory activities, data charts, student guide and self-assessment rubric).

Subjects:
Cross-curricular, Geography, Science
Targeted grade range:
Intermediate (4-6), Middle (7-9), Senior (10-12)
Adaptable grade range:
Primary (K-3)
Type of lesson:
Fully developed lesson plan
Intellectual tool:
Thinking strategies: Share
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