Solar System - Pluto Debate - Elementary Science (Space)

Solar System - Pluto Debate - Elementary Science (Space)
Solar System - Pluto Debate - Elementary Science (Space)
Solar System - Pluto Debate - Elementary Science (Space)
Solar System - Pluto Debate - Elementary Science (Space)
Solar System - Pluto Debate - Elementary Science (Space)
Solar System - Pluto Debate - Elementary Science (Space)
Solar System - Pluto Debate - Elementary Science (Space)
Solar System - Pluto Debate - Elementary Science (Space)
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Pluto Debate: Do your students love to learn about Science? Do they enjoy a debate where they can learn new things and discover more about the solar system? Enter the world of the Pluto Debate in which students are thoroughly engaged in learning new things while they work towards proving whether or not Pluto should be a planet. Your students will beg to spend more and more time doing this activity, and you will be thrilled with the ways in which they use critical thinking, evidence from the text, and logic-based reasoning.

Pluto Debate

Pluto Debate based on Reading, Writing, Speaking, and Listening Standards.

There are a variety of activities included in this product ready for your kids to practice critical thinking:
Sorting evidence vs. not evidence
Note taking
Analyzing evidence
Paraphrasing sources
Analyzing opposing views
Speaking in full sentences
Taking turns/respectfully disagreeing

Included in the product:
- directions for running the debate
- sources for Pluto being a planet
- sources for Pluto not being a planet
- note taking cards
- rules for the debate
- sentence starters

This is a great way to practice standards-based skills with your students!!! This is a fun way to get students thinking critically about the skills they have learned and allows your students who still need support in analyzing difficult texts to work through the process together. In addition, it should help your students understand that the skills they are learning day to day have real-life practical application.

Easy to differentiate with multiple optional activities that could be done as a whole class or as a small group activity to support your struggling students.

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If you have any questions, please feel free to ask. Check out my preview for a look at several of the activities included!

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