Students read through three articles and form an argument for or against the use of hand sanitizers.
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Passage #1: Are We Overusing Hand Sanitizers?
by Susan Evans, M.D.
Passage #2: Hand Sanitizers, Good or Bad?
by Deborah Franklin
Passage #3: Soaps and Hand Sanitizers: What Works Best Against Germs?
by Dr. Richard Besser and Ann Reynolds
This is a Common Core based argumentative writing prompt with the goal of comparing arguments across texts, evaluating for counter claims, and writing a coherent essay on a real world situation.