Pretty good at teaching Argument but lack the resources? The Models? This 18 page document offers several writing mini-lessons and writing models for Argument writing including: Writing introductions (models), Connecting intro with conclusion (model and practice), Integrating transitions (models), Collaborative revision of argument paragraphs, integrating research, Creating and using attributions with practice. Recognizing irrelevant research (practice)
All models offered are student written and appropriate for grades 7-9.
A Teacher's guide (with answers where applicable) is included to help you effectively utilize each mini-lesson resource.