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Lesson Title Civil Conversations
Unit Title
NRS Level Level 2; Level 3; 
Length of Lesson 45 minutes
Lesson Purpose

In a divided world, students need to know how to civilly discuss sensitive issues.

Lesson Objectives

use strategies of civil conversations to ask civil questions

Student Target

At the end of this lesson, students will be able to:


“I can use strategies of civil conversations to ask civil questions.”

CCR Standards
Speaking and Listening
  • Prepare for and participate effectively in a range of conversations and collaborations with diverse partners, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

  • Evaluate a speaker’s point of view, reasoning, and use of evidence and rhetoric.

Lead CCR Level Specific Standards
Speaking and Listening Anchor 1: Level B
Speaking and Listening Anchor 3: Level C
Supporting CCR Level Specific Standards
KYAE Employability Standards
  • E.7 Accurately analyze information and respond appropriately.

  • E.8 Interact with others in a professional manner.