This is an argumentative writing assignment with a one-paragraph teacher example, and an argumentative writing sample to finish with teacher as direct whole-group instruction.
Then, there are 2 prompts to choose from which follows a specific, easy-to-follow format of claim-data-warrant-counterclaim-rebuttal-closing sentence.
It is easy to grade because students mimic the teacher prompt, which labels the sentences.
There are two prompts to choose from that require no research, just personal experiences.
Also included at 2 revision worksheets. These are samples of student writing that need some feedback. Students will read and analyze the 6 traits of writing (ideas, organization, sentence fluency, conventions, word choice and voice) within 2 student samples. They will be asked to note great pieces to the samples and areas that might need some work.
The revision worksheets are easy to grade (grade for completion). There is a key to show mistakes and tips for writing too.