For writing today, you will be writing the 1st argument ‘For’ of the discussion text. Follow the plan but you must include some discussion phrases for effect.
Refer to the plan and use the vocabulary you selected for the 1st argument “for”. Write the paragraph. Use the vocabulary and discussion words or phrases. Ensure you are crossing out, highlighting or ticking off what is on the plan.
Throughout this unit you have been learning about the role of animals in our lives and in a more global context. Did you know that some animal rights are protected by law?
In 1996, the law changed so cosmetics companies had now have to write on their labels if a cosmetic product has been tested on animals. Do you think that more should be done?
In this scene, Ka'as and the Dragon have presented their final arguments before the court.
Questions to consider
Why have the Dragon's arguments make humans feel ashamed?
The chapter ends with this final argument from Dragon. The author says, 'The whole assembly of humans were ashamed on that day. They were laid low, their cheecks burned and their heads hung down, all because the animals had triumphed.'
What do you think the King's judgement will be? Will the King say that humans can rule over the animals? Why/Why not?