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
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
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
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
Argument Writing Presentation - Completely EDITABLE
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This argument writing presentation is a companion to my Common Core Argume
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
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
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.
Conclusions can be tough to write, but they are so critical to an essay: the equivalent of a dessert after a meal, leaving a final impression on the reader.This *EDITABLE* 45-minute lesson introduces students to conclusion paragraphs through a relatable metaphor and the analysis of two sample paragr
Engage your middle and high school students in over two weeks of "The Argument Writing Games" that culminate in polished argument writing pieces! Use print or digitally! Events Include: Finding Gold Medal EvidenceDeconstructing ArgumentsFormulating a Winning OutlineMoving from Outline to DraftRevisi
Common Core ELA Standards Checklists for Grades 6, 7, and 8
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This is a bundle of three 62-page resources (186 pages total); each resource features all of the English Language Arts Common Core Standards in an easy-to-read and record format
PERSUASIVE WRITING PROJECT - Common Core - A FUN and motivating writing project that will allow your students to connect with the “real world,” write strong persuasive arguments, and practice speaking and presenting skills. Students tap their own interests as they create a plan to start a bu
Argumentative Essays - Complete Unit. Writing an argumentative essay is an essential skill for secondary students. This unit is CCSS aligned, with grading rubrics for each grade level 7 - 12 that reflect the standards. This unit has everything you need, in a logical order, with teacher notes, handou
Greek Mythology is a favorite subject among middle school students and yours will love the materials in this resource! These no-prep, print-and-go activities will save YOU time AND engage your students while helping them practice important literacy skills at the same time! Students will learn about