Subject: ELA (English Language Arts), SEL (Social-Emotional Learning)
Lesson Length: 30 - 40 mins
Topic: Opinion Writing
Grade Level: 3, 4
Standards / Framework:
Brief Description: Play a game of Would You Rather to create opinion comics with your students.
Know Before You Start: Brainstorm some Would You Rather? scenarios to discuss with the class.
Read and discuss the Would You Rather? comic as a class. Have students share and support their opinions.
Have students brainstorm several more would-you-rather questions to discuss with the class.
Have students create a three-panel Would You Rather? comic of their own.
Panel 1: Present the would-you-rather first option.
Panel 2: Present the would-you-rather second option.
Panel 3: Present their answer and explain their reasoning.
- Allow students to share and discuss student comics.
- Have students explain the reasons behind their opinions.
Allow students to use the speech-to-text feature.
Provide sentence stems. For example, I would rather ___ because ___.
Allow students to work with a partner.
- Comic to print or display: Comic.
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