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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 students get paid for grades? - 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
-- annotations for teaching
-- a score with annotations
-- active link to one informational text stimulus
--common core standards
-- graphic organizer
Other Suggestions for Use:
- example paper to use for teaching solid writing strategies for success on state writing tests
- a business classroom
- practice scoring
- practice editing
Classroom success from other teachers who have tried this resource:
♥ "Engaging topic. Students were excited to discuss this topic!"
♥ "This is so reasonably priced, yet it's so good. If you're thinking about buying it, just do it. You will be glad you did."
♥ "Such a fantastic writing exercise for my AVID students! Some compelling arguments made!"
♥ "This was extremely helpful due to the complete sample essay with citations - it gave my students a great example as I was teaching the skills! Thank you!"
♥ "My students loved the topic and were engaged in the activity! Thanks!"
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Updated July 2016