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Friday, February 17, 2012

2-17-2012 Argue to Win!

Teching the Core Curriculum Content Standards
Writing Standards
Standard: W 8.1 Grades 6-8

Writing an Argumentative or Persuasive Essay

Text Types and Purposes:
Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.

Introduce claim(s), acknowledge and distinguish the claim(s) from alternate or opposing claims, and organize the reasons and evidence logically.

Support claim(s) with clear reasons and relevant evidence, using credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text.

Use words, phrases, and clauses to clarify the relationships among claim(s) and reasons.

Establish and maintain a formal style.
Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from the argument presented.
Please post a comment below if you have a site or lesson idea to share for teaching these concepts.  I would love your input!

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