Hot Topics Class Discussion Assignment


Class Discussions: Want students to be informed and engaged about important social issues in any content area? Try this no prep, print and go, Hot Topics Class Discussion Assignment. This can be used with any type of non-fiction text, news broadcast, documentary or video on any topic in the content areas e.g. Science, Math, History, Geography, World News.

This assignment is also part of a larger bundled product.

Oral Presentations Bundle

This assignment contains:

-teacher lesson plan explaining how to use this strategy in guided practice – modeled, shared and independent.

-student assignment sheet

-oral presentation rubric

-three types of graphic organizers to help students practice reading non-fiction texts for basic information, main idea, significance

-step by steps student instructions on how to create classroom discussion questions on the chosen hot topic.

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***********Teacher Feedback******************

1. “LOVE this! My students constantly discuss hot topics in class and I love using this to bring it into practical use and research.

The organizers are great!”

2. “Thanks for the assignment! It is a fantastic way to keep the kids informed of the current events while hitting curriculum expectations!”

3. “Great product for use in any class! Easy to use!”

4. “Great resource! I can’t wait to use this for my Social Skills class as a way to get my students talking!”


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