CCSS Argumentative Writing - Organic vs Conventionally Grown Produce

CCSS Argumentative Writing - Organic vs Conventionally Gro
CCSS Argumentative Writing - Organic vs Conventionally Gro
CCSS Argumentative Writing - Organic vs Conventionally Gro
CCSS Argumentative Writing - Organic vs Conventionally Gro
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Students read three articles on the benefits and pitfalls of Organic Produce including Organic 101 from the USDA blog with definitions of organic. Students will determine whether or not people should buy organic produce and support their claims with evidence from the texts.

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Passage #1: "The Argument for Organic Foods Lies Beyond the Nutrients"
by Karen Congro, RD, CDN
Three Pages

Passage #2: "Eating Organic May Be Harmful - The Truth Behind Organic Produce"
by Doug Smith
Four Pages

Passage #3: "Organic 101: What the USDA Organic Label Means"
by Miles McEvoy
Two Pages

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.
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CCSS Argumentative Writing - Organic vs Conventionally Gro
CCSS Argumentative Writing - Organic vs Conventionally Gro
CCSS Argumentative Writing - Organic vs Conventionally Gro
CCSS Argumentative Writing - Organic vs Conventionally Gro