Argumentative Essay Counterclaim Paragraph Practice | Printable

Grade Levels
6th - 8th
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8 pages
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Your middle school students need to practice their argumentative essay counterclaim paragraphs but the thought of writing another essay is crushing! Use this quick, easy, and interactive practice instead!

Objective: Students will read 4 claims and use either the paragraph outline and sentence strips to formulate their counterclaim paragraphs or they will use the student worksheet with sources to formulate paragraphs.

What's included:

✅ Student worksheet with 4 claims

✅ Student page with evidence for all 4 claims

✅ Counterclaim organizer

✅ Sentence strips for counterclaim paragraphs for all 4 claims

✅ Answer key

Your students will love the hands-on part of the activity and you will love the results!

Supports Common Core Standards:

CCRA.W.4

Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.


CCRA.W.8

Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, assess the credibility and accuracy of each source, and integrate the information while avoiding plagiarism.


CCRA.W.9
Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.

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More great Argumentative Essay practice materials you will LOVE:

Argumentative Essay INTRODUCTION PARAGRAPH Practice

Argumentative Essay BODY PARAGRAPH Practice

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Total Pages
8 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
50 minutes
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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, assess the credibility and accuracy of each source, and integrate the information while avoiding plagiarism.
Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.

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