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Lesson 1 riots presentation tasks

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Lesson 1 riots presentation tasks

  1. 1. Learning objective: I will learn to be objective by presenting evidence for a variety of opinions that Ido not necessarily agree withTask: Present a range of different opinions/arguments forthe causes of the August riotsInstructions • Use the internet to research people’s opinions on what they think caused the riots • Start with this BBC site http://bbc.in/n5ZnfH which has links to a number of websites on the various causes of the riots • Read the various articles and find out what each identifies as a cause of the riots, highlighting the quotes that best represent the argument • Also, take a look at what Adam Deacon has to say about the riots at http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-14535587 • Make a powerpoint to present to the class the evidence that you findYou powerpoint should include at least eight (8) causes • For each cause, find two supporting quotations. • For each quotation, include the URL for the website the quote • After each cause and quotes, present a slide which gives your responseto the particular argument (i.e. do you agree with it? Why?) • Final slide summing up your view and giving the cause you believe to be the main causeYour slideshow will follow this type of format: Supporting Supporting Your Cause quote #1 quote #2 response Your Supporting Supporting Cause #8 response quote #2 quote #1 Summary Each group will conclusion have five minutes for their presentation

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