Tired of all of your essay topics? Need to try something you and your students have never seen before? Here’s a little-known controversy that just might do the trick: to keep or not to keep leap seconds.
Included in this mini-unit are
- three close-reading articles
- a background video clip with viewing questions
- an argumentative essay prompt
- examples of two introductory paragraphs and a counterclaim
- student essay tracker
- and an argumentative essay rubric.