Use this one-hour Headline resource to help your students:
- Understand why elections and polls are often in the news
- Debate whether polls are useful during elections
- Discuss what could make polls more reliable
This lesson develops the following skills and knowledge:
Step 9: I speak engagingly by using facts and examples to support my points
Step 12: I speak adaptively by planning for different possible responses of listeners
Step 2: I can use important vocabulary specific to a news story
Find out more about the Topical Talk skills and knowledge framework here.
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