A two week unit that helps students with a step by step practice of reading multiple texts on a single topic, collecting evidence and building an argument. Structured to assist students in honing skills for Ohio End of Course Exams. (Ohio testing is similar to testing in the 22 states that use AIR this includes: Arizona, Connecticut, Florida, Utah, Washington, and West Virginia.
Students will read differing opinions and determine which argument is valid.
20 page PDF including links to 9 online article exploring benefits and drawbacks of college and alternative plans, graphic organizers, lesson plans, and handouts.
Also includes a teacher presentation for step by step modeling of the writing process and tips on how to approach on-demand writing tasks. Powerpoint includes countdown timer and interactive elements.