Here is our critical thinking question for Term Two:
Should there be zoos?
You may have an answer in your mind right away. Good. We will poll the class to see where stand at the beginning of our learning.
“No! Zoos are awful! Those poor animals spend all their time in cages.”
“Yes! Zoos are great! They offer a glimpse at creatures from all over the world that we would otherwise never see!”
Over the next few weeks during Reader’s Workshop, we will be reading a text, one argument at a time, to help us answer this question. Don’t be alarmed if you find yourself changing your mind!