In addition to this, they learned the importance of not simply stating their point/opinion, but also supporting it with solid evidence. The evidence can take the form of an example, research, statistics, quotes, etc. A good supporting sentence can help persuade someone to support your point.
2.) MATH 6:
MATH 7: Create your own designs with colour (4 different grids)!
a.) List 3 different ratios (1 part to part ratio and 2 part to whole ratios)
b.) List two fractions (part to whole only)
c.) List two decimals (part to whole only)
d.) List 1 percentages (part to whole only)
3.) GENIUS HOUR:
- Some of you have volunteered to present tomorrow! If you are one of these lucky students, be sure to have all the materials you need to present.
4.) WRITE A RESPONSE:
- Choose one of the examples below and provide a short paragraph that refutes or supports it. You can agree or disagree as long as you can provide good support for your point.
- Also, provide at least one solid supporting sentence that proves your point. (research is required)
- Don't forget to use transition words. You are basically providing a topic sentence and support for your point. If you have any questions, please post them here.
- Example: Golf is a sport.
- I disagree with this statement because I consider golf to be a sport. To illustrate,
- individual or team competes against another or others for entertainment. According to
- this web definition, golf requires physical exertion and skill. In addition to this, it involves
- competing against others.
- 1.) Smoking does not cause cancer.
- 2.) Wearing uniforms in school is a great idea!
- 3.) The death penalty discourages criminals from committing crimes.
- 4.) Kids should have less homework.
- 5.) Animals should be kept in captivity.