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St. Mary's Catholic Primary School newsletter



St. Mary's Catholic Primary School newsletter


St Mary's Catholic Primary School


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St. Mary's Catholic Primary School newsletter


Edition 4, 16 June 2018

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Room 15 Room 15 20.htm[19/06/2018 10:27:03 AM] In Room 15 we are continually reflecting on our learning and looking at ways to improve. After participating in some impromptu debates we identified that we needed some further learning around constructing logical arguments that use a variety of persuasive devices to convince people to support our ideas. We have discovered that a good debate has four separate components: Reasoning and evidence: turning facts and statistics into a strong argument. Expression and delivery: being able to speak with the right pace, tone, language and body language to engage an audience and convey your argument. Listening and responding: listening critically to the other sides argument, and using what you hear to develop a well-reasoned response. Organisation and prioritisation: knowing how to structure your speaking, and when to say the things you want to say. Resources to Support Learning at Home: http://www.schoolatoz.nsw.edu.au/homework-and-study/english/english-tips/public-speaking-in-primary-school Student Testimonials: I liked playing Visible Thinking Tug of War where we spilt into groups and had to brainstorm arguments to support our side of the debate topic. The team that had the most detailed information won. Bianca Hawes I enjoy working with new people because I learn new things and I also learn about their personality. It makes me happy knowing that I make new friends every day. Isaiah Perkins Ahkit. I have enjoyed debating because I can work with new people. Because I am working with different people, they are helping me if Im not sure how to do it. Luke Brennan I liked that we got to go on different websites and research and find information. Emily Braybon. http://www.schoolatoz.nsw.edu.au/homework-and-study/english/english-tips/public-speaking-in-primary-school

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