Argument Essay Writing Unit with 8 Argument Essays. Engage your students with this student choice argumentative essay unit that includes a choice of eight different engaging topics for student to write about.
This unit include eight different argument essays. Teachers can either have students select their own topic, or teachers can use the essays in this resource as eight different argument essay assignments.
School Start Times
Cell Phones in School
Legal Smoking Age
Collegiate Athlete Pay
This common core aligned argument essay includes everything you need from initial research on the topic to the grading rubric. This assignment is ideal for students in grades 6-12.
This zipped file contains all PDF documents:
- A teacher suggestion page
- An argument essay assignment sheet for each topic
- Textual evidence organizer
- Thesis graphic organizer
- Counterclaim graphic organizer
- Two different essay outlines
- Peer edit form
- 100 point argument essay rubric
- Fill-in-the-blank essay rubric
- sources documents for each topic
This resource includes these argument writing units:
Argument Essay Unit - Should School Start Later?
Argument Essay Unit - Should Students Be Required to Wear Uniforms?
Argument Essay Unit - Should Cell Phones be Allowed in Class?
Argument Essay Unit - Should We Lower the Voting Age?
Argument Essay Unit - Do students take too many standardized tests?
Argument Essay Unit - Should the Age to Purchase Tobacco be Raised?
Argument Essay Unit - Should State College be Tuition-Free?
Argument Essay Unit - Should College Athletes be Paid to Play?
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