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Argument Essay Complete Unit - Middle and High School

Grade Levels
7th - 11th, Homeschool
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50 pages
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Argumentative essays are English class staples, and this thorough resource provides everything you need to teach it well. With over 20 pages of lessons and several powerpoint presentations, this unit saves your time and sanity!

This is the order that I teach the Argument Essay. I provide Writing Vocabulary and teach the Detailed Paragraph Structure. I have students write the body paragraphs first, and then go back later to write the intro and conclusion. Along with essay assignments and mini-lessons, which also serve as handouts, I provide several PowerPoint presentations, an essay rubric, a checklist of what to turn in with the final draft, and a reflection sheet. All in all, there are 20 documents that are ready to use, or can be easily adapted for your classroom.
This is a great resource that I use every year, and it helps to produce some excellent quality student essays.
Included, you will find:
State Your Position – Intro Activity
Crafting an Argument
Argumentative Essay Topic Choices
Writing Vocabulary for Argument and Persuasion Powerpoint
Convince Me – Group Activity
Rhetorical Appeals PowerPoint
Rhetorical Appeals Review
Beware of Faulty Reasoning – Fallacy Review
Sample Argument Essay to Color-Mark for Argumentative Elements
Thesis Statement Guidelines
Thesis Statement Template/Model
Argument Essay Fact Finding
Argument Map Graphic Organizer
Counter-claim Graphic Organizer
Rhetorical Appeals Planning Sheet
Argumentative Essay Outline
Argumentative Words Handout
Paragraph Shaping Sheet
Argument Peer Evaluation Guide
Argument Assessment Rubric
Argument Essay Reflection
Decision Not to Submit Form

This is also now included in my Argument Bundle!
Argument Bundle
I hope that this unit works well for you! Please look for my other materials, including:

Powerful Paragraphing

Paragraph Practice for back to school

Back to School Writing Activity - Find Your Focus

Introduction to Close Reading for Middle and High School

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