Teaching argumentative writing and research? Amp up the rigor of this important writing skill with (40) engaging task cards on argumentative topics that matter, such as student uniforms, health care, animal rights, and climate change. Students will be prompted to research the pros/cons, cite sources, narrow their thesis, and write an analytical essay.
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and other Task Cards:
Analogy Task Cards
Fragment/Run On Task Cards
Literary Analysis Task Cards
Revision Test Prep Task Cards
Verb Tense Task Cards
Commonly Confused Words Task Cards
Common Core Literary Terms Task Cards
Idiom Task Cards
Context Clue Task Cards
Fact/Opinion Task Cards
Sentence Fluency Task Cards
Comma Task Cards
Apostrophe Task Cards
Main Idea Task Cards
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Terrific Teacher Tip: Keep your lessons real with realia! Bring in artifacts from real life to help enrich and enhance your lessons. Pass artifacts around or let students bring in their own realia.
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