Argument Gab & Go Stations: Practicing the Argument Writing Format

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Gab & Go Stations: Practicing the Argument Writing Format



This product contains 40 easy prompts which help students commit the Argument Writing Format to memory. Studies have shown that people have to complete a task or use new information 7x’s before it can be retrieved without difficulty.

So when I teach or review the argument format (Claim + Supporting Information + Counterclaim), I send student pairs or small groups to 6 stations to practice the format with fun topics so they will be able to recall the key components of the format whenever they need it.

Gab & Go Stations are used to…

…teach formats.

…share opinions, and/or

…collect ideas for future projects.

They shorten student learning curves and give teachers a relaxing and fun way to inform instruction.

And they are easy to set up.

All you have to do is display one numbered question prompt at each station. You can post them around the room on walls or showcase them on several computer screens. I usually create 6 stations, and send pairs or small groups to each one for 3-4 minutes.

Student engagement in the whole-class discussions that follow Gab & Go sessions improve because students are allowed to use the notes they took at the stations.

What Do I Get?

40 Gab & Go Argument Writing Format Practice Posters

(Paperless model: Display slides on computer screens.)

Gab & Go Log Sheets (Word Doc)

8 Station Number Cards

3 Gab & Go Event Posters

How to Host Gab & Go Sessions (Step by Step Directions)

How to Set Up Year-Round Stations (Video and Text Versions)


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