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.
✅ 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!
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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