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With this low-prep, argumentative writing prompt pack, you will have everything you need to assign an argumentative essay to your middle or high school students. With the high-interest topic - Should people be charged for their number on the scale? - your teens will be excited to read the nonfiction textual-based stimuli included and compose an essay to state their point of view!
Student Experience: Students will use the graphic organizer to brainstorm and organize their thoughts. Next, they will read the stimulus with this prompt. Finally, they will write a developed argumentative essay complete with citations.
Included in this teaching pack:
-- fully developed prompt on students being paid for grades, editable Word format
-- one complete essay with citations (mid level)
-- annotations for teaching
-- a score with annotations
-- active link to one informational text stimulus
--common core standards
-- graphic organizer
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Classroom success from other teachers who have tried this resource:
♥ "Great resources to help prepare my students for their writing exam."
♥ "I purchased this pack for the model essay included in order for it to be used with the "oreo" lesson. Anxious to use it!
♥ "Awesome prompt. Thank you so much. I love using your materials to help with my students writing."
♥ "I used this prompt to review argumentative writing before our benchmark test. It went well. Thank you."
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Updated July 2016