Selena Skipper and June Chandler
Cullman County Schools - Fairview High School/ Alabama Virtual Library
This podcast gives students an overview of what they can expect to find in the Opposing Viewpoints Database. Students learn that it is here they can find diverse viewpoints on societal issues. Hopefully, this lesson will help students appreciate diverse facts and opinions.
Content Areas: English/Language Arts
Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:
[IL] (0-12) 1: The student who is information literate accesses information efficiently and effectively.
[ELA] (9) 17: Use supporting details to present a position and to respond to an argument.
[T1] CON (9-12) 7: Identify strategies that facilitate public discussion on societal issues.
[ELA2010] (9) 17: Delineate and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is valid and the evidence is relevant and sufficient; identify false statements and fallacious reasoning. [RI.9-10.8]