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Argumentative Writing


This lesson is about writing an argumentative essay. An argumentative essay includes using strong textual evidence and developing the counterclaims while pointing to the strengths and limitations of both. Students will use Google docs for this on-going writing assignment and will share with the instructor for comments and editing.

Learning Targets: 
Introduce precise claim(s), distinguish the claim(s) from alternate or opposing claims.
Develop an argument with strong textual evidence with counterclaims.
Clarify the relationships between claim(s) and reasons.
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Creative Commons Licence
Common Core Language Arts
Common Core Language Arts: