Posted on January 22nd, 2016 in Featured, Uncategorized

Southport Academy students in Mrs. Ramos’ morning block sharpened their conversation skills, specifically the skills of elaborating and clarifying.  Students had been studying the U.S.-Mexican War.   They were asked to look at “Power” and decide whether it was a good thing or a bad thing and support their side with evidence.  They then were asked to  discuss their stance with their partner, clarifying and elaborating on their choice.

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