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Now a common core requirement, this worksheet teaches students to write a counterclaim and a rebuttal. Students are able to isolate components of a counterargument by creating a counterclaim, explaining their opponent's position, and rebutting it. Finally, students use these skills to create a parag
This worksheet can be used to introduce and practice writing a counterclaim. It includes a template that students can use. It has a practice table where they can look at a claim, then write a short counterclaim and rebuttal. I use this yearly with my eighth grade classes.
This editable worksheet walks students through writing a counterclaim paragraph for an Argumentative Essay. Although this particular assignment went with 4 articles for and against the government's use of torture, it can be easily edited to fit any topic of your choice. It requires students to int
This is a complete step by step guide to help students write a 5 paragraph persuasive essay with a counterclaim. You will receive: 1. A file with the student writing guide 2. A file with the teacher's how to and pacing calendar 3. A PowerPoint to introduce the persuasive genre to your class The s
I have always had trouble getting students to understand the importance of a thesis statement and what goes into a good thesis statement. I made this handout to help students through the process.This resource includes: "What is a thesis statement?," "What are the characteristics of a thesis statemen
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. Newly updated to include EDITABLE handouts and rubrics in Google Drive (using Google Slides). This IS included in my mega bundle: ALL
Narrative, Argumentative, and Informational Writing will be so much easier to teach with these step-by-step units that lead your students seamlessly through the process! Grab this bundle at a nice discount and have all three standards-based writing units. You’ll love the scaffolded activities that
Practice, assess, and improve the reading and writing skills of your high school and advanced middle school students, all while preparing them for their required standardized exams. This Reading & Writing ELA Test Prep Bundle includes:Snapshot Reading Assessments for Secondary ELAPractice and a
Build stronger argumentative writers by giving them direct instruction on the three hallmarks of argumentative essay writing: claims, counterclaims, and rebuttals. In this no prep teaching pack, you will find everything you need to teach and practice claim, counterclaims, and rebuttals in argumenta
This resource is designed to help scaffold the argumentative or persuasive essay. Graphic organizers with writing checklists help students organize a five paragraph essay, with reminders to introduce a thesis statement, provide facts and examples, and introduce a counterclaim. Also included is a sam
PERSUASIVE WRITING: Use these Common Core aligned resources to help your students improve their persuasive writing! INCLUDED IN YOUR PURCHASE• An 27 slide Powerpoint presentation that guides you through the entire lesson. The presentation covers the following information: - What is persuasive writ
This Graphic Organizer is leveled into 3 options for differentiation or scaffolding needs. Each graphic organizer has subtle differences to allow each student to stretch their thinking individually. A great activity for having students break down sentences using close reading strategies in order t
When it comes to argument writing, there are a lot of bases to cover. Chances are, many of your students are making the same mistakes over and over and over. And you are trying to put out alllll the fires with your comments, conferences, and review lessons.What if it didn't have to be that way?Let s
Help your students prepare for the state timed writing assessment while practicing thesis statements and essay planning.Planning and organization are so crucial to a cohesive essay, and this activity allows students to practice these skills, while encouraging them to use their time efficiently so th
This 100% editable lesson for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day or for teaching argumentative essay writing with exemplars is no prep. Your high school students will be engaged and challenged as they work through the carefully paired texts and expertly written prompt. If your state has adopted Common Co
This digital argument writing unit includes my traditional argument writing unit and my digital argument writing resource that works with Google Drive! The digital SMARTePlans version includes: - ePlan teacher instructions (GoogleDrive and Microsoft OneDrive) - a link to 15 slides of argument writ
This bundle includes two PowerPoints: one that introduces students to citing sources in MLA format, and the other introduces them to writing a paper in MLA format. A third (notes) PowerPoint is also included that I print and hand out to students. This allows them to follow along and fill in missing
This lesson is an introduction to argument. Students are asked to plan out an appeal to a parent/guardian, asking to attend a party. By supporting their arguments with reasons, predicting why their parent(s) will say no, and creating responses to their parent(s) reasoning, students are unknowingly
With such a focus on argumentative writing in ELA, English, and Social Studies class, my students really needed more practice writing counter arguments (AKA counter claims). I created these six practice prompts based on the reference sheet that I give my students. There are also six model paragrap
Help your middle school students review the structure and organization of a text-based argumentative essay with this challenge! Students use a checklist to write an essay. Each successfully completed step earns a puzzle piece. On the appointed day, students are awarded whatever their puzzle shows
Writing a Persuasive Essay Handout. How to write a good argument: starting with how to write a good thesis statement, supporting claims in body paragraphs, and making a conclusion that will persuade the reader agree with you! 4 pages. This is useful for students to use as a reference when they begin
Give your students the tools they need when they are writing a text-based essay in class! Print and copy each of these sheets for students to use as a reference as part of a writing portfolio or writing toolkit!What's Included:★ Writing Process Infographic★ Essay Outlines for both Informative and
This 25 slide PowerPoint presentation acts as a guide for students to make claims, counterclaims, and rebuttal statements for or against a variety of hot debate topics. Students learn to gather evidence from a variety of texts as well as video (YouTube links are embedded within the PowerPoint slide
Argumentative Writing is mandated by Common Core State Standards. There are some major differences between argumentative writing and persuasive writing, the biggest of which is using actual evidence from a source to support an argument. Students are also expected to provide counterarguments in the

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