Teach your students to write solid argument essays step-by-step with my Argument Writing unit. It is aligned with the Common Core State Standards for grades 6-12.
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Argument, narrative, and informative essays are fun and easy to teach when you use strong mentor texts and a step-by-step process. These highly-rated writing units include everything you need, all in one place.Each writing resource is comprehensive and easy to use. The lessons at a glance pages are
This classroom-tested unit will take you and your students through the process of planning, drafting, revising, and polishing an argumentative (or persuasive) essay. The first few days are structured, whole-class lessons. After that, the class moves into a series of writer’s workshop days as student
Argument essay writing is easier to teach when you have an EDITABLE unit with well-written mentor texts and a step-by-step process. Students will LOVE this argument essay writing unit, as well as the real-life application and mentor texts included here.Update 1: I included 40 editable pages, a Googl
When students analyze and respond to a text they are often required to cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support their interpretation of what the text says. That’s why it is essential to teach students not only the skill of selecting the right evidence, but also the skill of writing a re
The Middle Grades ELA Common Core Toolbox contains 77 learning activities aligned to the CCSS for grades 6-8. It includes printables that can be used multiple times throughout the year to address nearly all of the standards in reading literature and informational texts, and many of the speaking and
Whether you need print or digital, this step-by-step paragraph writing program is engaging, effective, and easy to implement with your middle school students. With 60 different prompts, (20 persuasive/argumentative, 20 expository/informative, & 20 narrative) this resource will last all year. Goo
RACE writing strategy to help students answer passage-based, short response questions in a formal style, with using clear reasons and evidence from the text, and to provide concluding statements. These informational texts are quick, easy reads, so that your students can focus on writing. Do you have
This product contains 10 ready-to-use passages and short response questions to guide students through the use of the RACE strategy. RACE is a writing strategy to help students answer passage-based, short response questions in a formal style, with using clear reasons and text evidence, and to provide
Use this flip book as a handy reference tool in your students' writing notebook or interactive notebook to encourage more varied and sophisticated transition words in writing. Each page includes a transition words and phrases list suited for a particular purpose in students' argumentative, informati
Argumentative Essay Writing will be a breeze with this step-by-step resource designed to lead your students with models and supports through the entire process. Easy-to-follow writing templates guide students in drafting all five paragraphs! Includes a sample essay to motivate student writers and mo
Argument writing will be a lot easier to teach with this step-by-step interactive PowerPoint and/or Google Slides presentation with guided notes. Created specifically for middle school students, it tackles the challenges of the argumentative essay by breaking everything down. The kid-friendly expla
These 10 high-interest passages are paired with reading comprehension questions and short response questions for students to practice multiple comprehension skills AND writing with the RACE writing strategy. This resource is perfect for test-prep, special education and progress monitoring, different
Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis novel unit - 88 pages of student coursework, activities, quizzes, tests, and more aligned with the Common Core State Standards for ELA in Literature for 5th through 7th grade. Designed for as much or as little teacher instruction or intervention as you desi
Teach students the elements of Persuasive Writing / Argumentative Writing: - Write opening and closing paragraphs- Address audience and opposing views- Take a position- Make an outline - Draft body paragraphs from outlines- Put it all together while addressing the Common Core Standards!Note: This un
This 10-Day Persuasive Writing Unit will have your students analyzing advertisements, developing an understanding of the critical components of persuasive writing, and writing their own persuasive advertisements. Since students write persuasive ads (filled with figurative language, propaganda techn
Persuasive writing is the focus of this complete unit. It guides students through the writing of a five paragraph essay with many handouts, graphic organizers, and PowerPoint slides. In each lesson, the step of the writing process is introduced and explained thoroughly with an interactive and engagi
Now includes Google, PDF, *and* Office versions! Transitional words, phrases, or sentences are like great waiters: they improve the timing and flow of the entire meal (essay) to control your satisfaction. Use this easy simile to teach your students why transitions matter and how to use them. This ha
Argument Writing Presentation - Completely EDITABLE
This IS included in my mega bundle: ALL of my WRITING RESOURCES GROWING BUNDLE and is also in my Argument Essay Writing Bundle + Editable Presentation and Handouts bundle.
This argument writing presentation is a companion to my Common Core Argume
Argument writing will be motivating with this step-by-step DIGITAL resource compatible with Google Drive or Microsoft OneDrive. Great for distance learning, the slides are designed to lead your students with models and supports through the entire process! Easy-to-follow writing templates guide stude
My Argument Essay and Research Writing Bundle for Distance Learning includes the following products:Argument Writing Unit Grades 6-12 Editable (This unit includes the *Student Guide* and *Student Handouts* and *Common Core Rubrics* and is EDITABLE in Google Drive/Google Slides.)Argument Writing Pres
This DIGITAL and PRINT comprehensive unit for The Westing Game is an in-depth study of this mystery novel. Your students will love the activities included in this unit, all while being challenged! We took care to provide everything that you could possibly need to effectively teach The Westing Game.
Snapchat™ is a popular app among teenagers, and my middle school students choose this app over any other one. However, many worry if it is safe for teens to use. I thought I would turn something the kids love into a learning experience and a teachable moment! What student would not love to write ab
Thesis statement practice for argumentative writing the fun and simple way! This Google Classroom workshop will have students whipping out perfect thesis statements in minutes. It is an interactive, MUST-DO lesson before teaching argument writing. After all, the thesis statement is the most importan