Collaborative Editorials

Description: 

The goal of this assignment is for students to write an editorial, either by themselves or with a partner. This topic will be something they are interested in or passionate about and hold a particular opinion that they wish to share with others. The learning cycle will focus on students exploring topics and finding one they hold an opinion about. Further points of the cycle will involve students learning about various methods of persuasion and how to find evidence to support their position.

Learning Targets: 
Draw evidence from informational texts such as news articles to support opinion and make reasoned argument.
Evaluate informational texts for credibility.
Write in the argumentative genre (op-ed/Editorial) using MLA.
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adamknappx
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Creative Commons Licence
Grade: 
Common Core Language Arts