Fun High School Lesson Plans: A Modern Day Classroom Miracle

I swear this story is true.

The day was Friday, January 8, 2016. It was 6th period. School would be out in less than 22 minutes.

The fire alarm rang.

Then the unthinkable happened. Students didn’t want to leave. They rushed to the projector screen in the front of the class, attempting to get one last bit of information before they were forced to stand tormentingly in the 55-degree sunniness of a Southern Nevada winter afternoon.

“Can we just stay here and finish the assignment?” asked a mediocre student.

“This sucks!” shouted another kid just back from the Dean’s Office.

“I’m afraid we have to go or I’ll get fired,” I replied. They seemed OK with that, but we left anyway.

kahoot pin2After a few minutes of impatience, the fireman signaled us all back in. My students rushed back to the room and recommenced immediately where we had left off, some even wanting to start over.

This really happened!

Seriously!

Want the assignment? It was a logical fallacies review on Kahoot.

And that’s no fallacy.

Speaking of fallacies, here’s a list of logical fallacies the review quiz covers

  • Name Calling
  • Plain Folks
  • Snob Appeal
  • False Cause and Effect
  • Either/Or
  • Bandwagon
  • Hasty Generalization
  • Loaded Words
  • Transfer

If you’re looking for a creative and fun lesson plan for teaching logical fallacies, you’ve found one. Just follow the previous link. Then come play my Kahoot.

 

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