SPEAK LIKE A CHAMPION (p.152). Use the talk stems to help you.

Brutality – cruel treatment. • Exploitation – taking advantage. Did you discuss any of the following? ✓ Some animals are mistreated and killed. ✓ Some animals ...
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What does bias mean?

Bias = feeling/showing prejudice for or against someone or something. When you’re hearing new information – try to be alert to whether it’s coming from a biased source.

SPEAK LIKE A CHAMPION (p.152). Use the talk stems to help you.

Let’s watch this video and discuss what the bias of the video is.

SPEAK LIKE A CHAMPION (p.152). Use the talk stems to help you.

THINK! PAIR! SHARE!

Consider the following:

Did you discuss any of the following?

Can you think of any arguments for

 Some animals are mistreated and killed.

the other side of the debate? Be ready to feedback!

 Some animals are unhappy in captivity (e.g. the

depressed orcas at Sea World).  The need for exotic animals in zoos encourages poaching.

Helpful Vocabulary

 Animals often die prematurely in zoos.

• Captivity – to be detained by

 If wild animals escape it endangers people.

force • Brutality – cruel treatment • Exploitation – taking advantage

 Animals have the right to exist naturally.  Only 10% of zoos in the USA are certified as fair for animals by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.

SPEAK LIKE A CHAMPION (p.152). Use the talk stems to help you.

Let’s debate!  Use your Speak Like a Champion page.  Be respectful.  Be confident. Let’s vote using the pages in your planners: G) You believe that we should support zoos. R) You believe that we should not support zoos. A) You abstain from this vote.

Time to vote