Learning Target: Students will collaboratively view, discuss, and analyze a visual argument and then engage in research that contributes supporting data, transforming and strengthening the argument.
The work of life is asking and answering questions, identifying and solving problems…How do we do that well?
1: Can words hurt us as much as sticks and stones?
2: What is your personal response to the video?
3: What detailed observations of narrative and visual tracks contribute to your response?
4: What are the themes of this poem?
PROMPT: Compose a Tweet that responds to this text/author/theme
(#tothisday @Koyczan @sfhs_msjohnson)
5: How do numbers support the themes and experiences in the poem? (Find reliable, numeric data that relates to the animated poem “To This Day.” Write your number and its source on a post-it note.)
6: What does obesity look like in America?
7: What is your personal response to the infographic?
8: What detailed observations of contribute to your response?
9: What are the themes of this infographic?
PROMPT: Share your post-it note with the class. In small groups we will use them to create an infographics (Facts + Metaphors = Argument) based on your research.