Look no further for a REALISTIC and RELEVANT argument writing project! Students begin by crafting an argument for one law that should made or changed. Next, they write a four-paragraph persuasive letter to a government official convincing them of the law change proposal. Students wrap up the project by presenting their argument to the class. ***Printable PDF AND Google Drive Templates Included!***
This resource can be completed on paper or online with laptops, Chromebooks, tablets, or any device that supports Google Drive. The included Teacher's Guide includes access to the link that will allow you to make your own copy of the resource for use in Google Classroom/Google Drive.
INCLUDED WITH YOUR PURCHASE:
• Project Directions and Checklist:
The purpose and components of the law project are specified to ensure student understanding of the entire project.
• Crafting Your Argument Graphic Organizer:
The graphic organizer is provided for students to work through each element required for crafting an effective argument.
• Works Cited Template:
There is space for students to record four different sources. Requiring students to keep track of their sources makes it easier for them to complete the in-text citations when writing their persuasive letters.
• Persuasive Letter Outline:
The letter outline breaks down each paragraph and provides students with a clear step-by-step process for composing their argument.
• Persuasive Letter Example:
An example student letter is provided to review with students before starting the writing process.
• Persuasive Letter Rubric:
The rubric covers all four of the persuasive letter required paragraphs. Reviewing the rubric before starting the writing assignment will give students a clear understanding of the expectations.
• Presentation Notecards Outline:
In order for students to prepare and deliver their presentations effectively, information to include on each notecard is provided in an outline format.
• Presentation Rubric:
A presentation rubric is included to ensure student understanding of the presentation components and expectations.
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