I really, really want to do well, as it will be my swansong Year 4 Focus - AfL Obj - Present a spoken argument, sequencing points logically, defending views with evidence and making use of persuasive language (which is a Y5 obj but I have a particularly bright class overall) The chn will generate their own success criteria. Last week we split into two groups - one supporting banning playtime, the other against. The team in opposition were dreadful, not persuasive at all, were rather threatening. The team in support of the ban were good. I videoed them both and we've watched them casually. So - my lesson: Watch stronger team vid. Talk partners - What was good about it? What points did they make? Generate list as class of good features of a persuasive argument. Watch weaker video. Were there any good points? How could they have improved? etc We are going to improve this argument, and create another video at the end. LA (3 chn) - with TA. Will work as a group, TA to scribe ideas and help them practice public speaking. Focus on two good reasons and expanding on them slightly. MA (7 chn) - In pairs, come up with three / four reasons why playtime should not be banned, and expand on them. Practice presentation without paper to refer to. TA to circulate between the two groups. HA (4 chn) - really struggling. Wondered whether to get them to present a written argument individually using vocabulary such as 'furthermore', 'in support of' etc? Intro, reason 1, reason 2, reason 3, conclusion, points all backed up with evidence? With my support. Present, video, questioning eg 'What made X and Y's presentation good?', 'How could G and H improve their presentation?' etc Help!! Thank you very much!