Subject: SEL (Social-Emotional Learning)
Lesson Length: 30 - 40 mins
Topic: Writing Opinions
Brief Description: Play a game of Would You Rather with your students to make writing opinion texts even more fun than it already is with Pixton!
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.
Closure: Share and discuss student comics. Discuss the reasons behind their opinions.
Allow students to use the speech-to-text feature as needed.
Provide sentence stems. For example, I would rather ___ because ___.
Allow students to work with a partner.