Chocolate Milk Argument - A Common Core Aligned Opinion Writing Unit - Write a Draft includes everything you need to teach Argument Writing to your students.
This detailed lesson takes you through, step by step, how use your 4 Square to write a draft for an essay that discusses whether or not Chocolate Milk should be allowed in schools.
The unit follows the TC argument writing unit, using the 4 Square method to plan. Using a model argument about Chocolate Milk, students will go through, step by step, each phase of the writing process. Each lesson includes plenty of examples of the skill being taught, as well as a shared writing activity.
This lesson is part of an entire Argument - Chocolate Milk Unit.
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- Gather Information using Video
- Gather Information For Chocolate Milk
- Gather Information Against Chocolate Milk
- Flash Draft a Thesis
- Add Detail
- Concluding Statement
- Write an Introduction
- Adding Quotes
- Point Counterpoint
- Peer Critique
- Argument Checklist
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***Note to Teachers***
These lessons are completely editable. I have included examples of my own small moment and what my class has done for our shared writing piece. Please read the “notes” in the Power Point and make changes as needed to personalize your lesson!!