Improve our town: arguments: assessment

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Published on 2014 April 29th

Test your understanding of the arguments concerning a community issue. Help a local council decide on a development proposal. Determine whether the best use of a demolition site in the centre of town will be for a park or for a mall. Talk to people in the local community to find out their opinions. Restate the reasons given for constructing a mall or a park. Reach a conclusion about what the community wants. Build a presentation including examples of community opinion. View and print a report of your results. This assessment object is one in a series of two objects.

Students articulate an opinion on social, economic and/or environmental aspects of an issue.
Students identify statements for one proposal or for another.
Students shape and edit written and visual elements to create a discussion text as a presentation.
Students produce a discussion text to present both sides of an issue.
Students use visual grammar to attract the attention of an audience.

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K to 12
Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 5, Grade 6
Oral Language Writing and Composition Grammar Attitude Grammar Awareness
Educators, Learners, Students

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