F= Freedom, Fairness, Legality, Human Rights, Social
R = Religion, Morality, Ethics
E = Economics, Monetary Issues, Finances, Expenses
E = Environment (types of environments =
natural, rural, urban, workplace, home, school, etc.)
C = Convenience, Comfort
A = Appearance, Aesthetics
S = Safety, Security
H = Health, Well Being (types of health =
individual, societal, mental, physical, emotional, or
Strategy: using dialogue to
explain and describe: persuasive
5: Content (Ten questions)
Vocabulary Test #2
you are taking the test, I am going to
pass out some discussion prompts. Please
do not open them!
will explain the activity after we finish the
Using dialogue to explain and describe
Initial seating arrangement
Step 1: 15 minutes
Read the statement on your paper and assume that the
statement is a true representation of your own beliefs and point
of view on that issue.
Collaborate with a student near you who have matching colored
papers. If no one near you shares the same color, you will be
working the first section on your own.
Brainstorm with your partner (or alone) and write down as many
reasons as you can in support of the statement.
Stay in the role as best you can. Remain focused on generating
solid support for the proposition you have been assigned.
Take notes throughout this exercise because the work you do
here will likely fuel your homework.
Please move to this configuration
Step 2: 10 minutes:
should now have blended two groups who have
the same color paper to make one larger group of
three or four. You should still all have the same
person from each original group should read
aloud the reasons in support of the
proposition, idea, or issue.
new, larger group should compile a new, better
list by eliminating weaker evidence and creating a
strong list of reasons.
Please join groups this way
Step 3: 20 minutes
You should be in groups of between six and eight. You
should have people supporting two different aspects of
one issue. You should now have two different colored
prompts in your group.
Persuasion Dialogue: Have a dialogue, working to
persuade those on the other side to come to your side.
Remember, you should both offer your opinions and
counter their suggestions.
You will use the fodder from this exercise to both present
your argument to the class and to do your homework!
Pass it out!
Why is the novel called A Game of Thrones?
Wouldn’t just having a democracy be easier than a king?
Why do I get the feeling Viserys won’t be successful in using
his sister to gain a Dothraki army?
Will Daenerys turn on her brother later not allowing him to get
what he desires?
Why does Arya love riding and swordplay so much?
Why does Arya name her sword “Needle” when Jon tells her to
name it her “very favorite thing” (98)?
Why are Arya and Jon so close compared to their other
What will happen when they are finally separated while Jon goes
off to work with Benjen Stark at the north wall?
+ A Game 300Thrones
Post #4: Write a dialogue
between you and an equal,
arguing the validity or error of a
character's behavior or action.
Or write a dialogue between two
characters about the validity or
error of a third characters'
behavior or action. Use your inclass exercise as fodder if you
Post #5: QHQ Game of Thrones
from pages 200 to 300