In or Out
What are the ingredients for a good argument? Choose from below what would be in or out. You can add some of your own too.
Loud voice, lots of reasons, evidence for your reasons, angry tone, pointing finger, calm tone, relaxed approach, 1 reason with lots of evidence?
- Ah hah!
- Ha ha!
- Ha, ha, ha.
- Ha ha ha ha ha!
- Ho ho ho!
Which statement from the above list matches the one below?
- You’re funny.
- I think I’m funny.
- I am mad and evil.
- You think you’ve got me, but you’ll never take me alive.
- You think you’re funny but I don’t.
- This is awkward. I thought you already knew.
- It hurts.
- I am mad but not evil.
- I am Father Christmas.
- Isn’t that sweet?
- Now I get it.
- Now I’ve got you.
Here is the real poem…
- How much of what you mean is in what you say?
- How much is in how you say it?
- How much is in things you don’t say at all?
- What does “meaning” mean?
- Are there different kinds of meaning?
Use the sentence openers to have a discussion with your families and in the comments below.
• In my opinion…
• I agree with… because…
• I would like to add…
• I would like to challenge… because…