We know our debate topic--Resolved: The death penalty should be abolished in the United States. During tonight's class, we will work on learning solid arguments for and against the death penalty, and finding evidence and analysis which backs up these arguments. Our first debate tournament is less than two months away at Elkhorn Valley Middle School, and we need to start preparing!
Yes, it will be Valentine's Day tomorrow, so tomorrow evening will be a great time for all of us to report on our Secret Agents of Kindness activities. Be prepared to share what you are doing to treat others in your community kindly. Several students should also be presenting their persuasive speeches for the first time to get some improvement suggestions. Finally, we will start brainstorming ideas for researching both sides of our middle school debate topic for 2019: Resolv
Mr. Robertson is recovering from the flu and the weather is awful. Guided by Kids is rescheduling tonight's class for February 14th and adding a class on February 21st to make up for this one missed. So no class tonight. For class February 14, please have your persuasive speech ready to deliver to the group, and also, since we will be having class on Valentine's Day, be ready to give a report on your Secret Agents of Kindness missions! I apologize for this late cancellation