Argumentative Writing - Common Core Aligned

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5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
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The unit was designed to teach students about argumentative writing. The Common Core Standards highlight the shift from persuasive writing to argumentative writing, which requires students to use evidence to support and arguable claim. Additionally, students are required to state an opposing view, or counterargument, followed by a rebuttal. This unit walks teachers and students through this process. This unit is designed for the middle grades!

Mini-Lessons:
- Argument vs. Persuasive Writing
- Writing Claims
- Fact and Opinion
- Counterarguments
- Writing Leads
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Grammar Lessons:
Run-on Sentences
Compound Complex Sentences
Using Commas

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Graphic Organizers:
Brainstorming
Outlining
Building a Case
Problem/Solution
Counterarguments
Evaluating Arguments

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Additional Resources:
Argument Topics w/ Links to articles
Revising Checklist
Editing Checklist
Rubric
Argument Writing: Important Words and Phrases
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This writing unit is part of a larger unit:
Argument, Personal Narrative, Explanatory/Informative BUNDLE

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Argumentative Writing - Common Core Aligned
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Argumentative Writing - Common Core Aligned
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