In my opinion, these games are fun and interactive because you can play them with friends and, if you play online, you dont need to be in the same place as your friend to play. For ELLs and students who may need additional support with comprehension and engagement: Working toward Same Learning Target Invite students to discuss how they previously worked toward each learning target. Although this is true, its actually difficult to play outside when its raining or very hot so video games are a good alternative. Teaching sports at school is the best way to make young people physically active.
The problem is that in many of the games children are rewarded for being more violent, and this violence is repeated again and again. When they play sports, they become fit physically and mentally. In addition, you can play them whenever you want. Many popular games require abstract and high level thinking skills in order to win, skills that may not be taught at school. Encourage students to use sentence starters under the headings of each column to connect their ideas see Lesson 7, For heavier support.
Now, take a look at the model answer. If schools set aside an hour a day to teach sports and games, there will be a remarkable improvement in the physical and intellectual development of children. Teaching sports at school is the best way to make young people physically active.
Focus students on the second paragraph of the essay. Peer Critique: Opinion Writing Planning 15 minutes 4. If time permits, consider allowing more time for peer review focused on common issues students may struggle with. Remember to always analyze the question carefully. As this familiar learning target is displayed, consider inviting students to share examples of this type of feedback from previous lessons and note their responses for visual display. In Advance Strategically pair students for the peer critique in the Closing with at least one strong reader per pair.
Remind them that they have discussed their opinion and recorded notes on their Preparing for a Text-Based Discussion: Jackie Robinson note-catcher and new conclusions on their Discussion Notes Form: Jackie Robinson. Remind students that in opinion writing, the author does not state the reasons in the focus statement but builds the argument as he or she writes.
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Happy Chandler. For students who may need additional support with comprehension: Offer a model written on three colored index cards green for the focus, yellow for reason 1, and blue for reason 2 to highlight the three distinct parts of the focus statement. Explain that authors support their reasons with evidence, or facts and details based on research or observations. For students who may be overwhelmed by too much print on a page: Reduce anxiety and support sustained effort by offering a copy of graphic organizer with one paragraph box per page. Tell them that this paragraph is the second proof paragraph, which, like the first proof paragraph, outlines another reason and evidence supporting that reason. Display and invite students to retrieve their copy of the Model Essay: Branch Rickey.
The topic should be fairly clear: Computer games Remember to also look carefully to see if the topic is being narrowed down to a particular aspect of the topic. Tell students that the yellow and blue points in the focus statement are actually still there, but in an opinion piece, they are invisible—the author has the reasons in mind because he or she will be writing a whole proof paragraph about each but does not explicitly state them in the focus statement. If time permits, consider allowing more time for peer review focused on common issues students may struggle with. Give your opinion and examples from your own experience.