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Rachel West

Argument: Listen, Analyze, Respond

Grades: 10th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade
Subjects: English Language Arts, Multilingual Learners

Student Instructions

1. Watch 👀 the attached speech by actor Leonardo DiCaprio. 2. Prepare answers to the questions 📝 below. 3. Record yourself 🎥responding orally 🗣. 4. Submit your video by clicking the check. Questions (Be sure to provide examples/support from the speech when you can): a) What is DiCaprio's position? b) What reasons and evidence does he use to support her position? c) Does he address the counterargument(s)? If yes, how? If not, how do you know? d) What is something that you would want him to add to make the speech stronger, and why? e) What is something that you would want him to take away from the speech, and why?