Course Description: Creative Controversy (UNY 706) Adelphi University
Participants will learn how to structure academic controversies in their classroom using the Johnson's Five Step Process. This process uses academic controversy to teach students how to build content knowledge using informational texts to construct arguments based on close readings of increasingly complex texts, to shift perspectives on controversial issues, and to write reasoned reports that synthesize the best arguments from two points of view.
Dates: 7/15/2019 to 7/19/2019
Location: William Floyd High School
Required Text: Required Text: Creative Controversy,
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