Choose Your Argument - A Common Core Opinion Writing Unit - Research A Topic includes everything you need to teach Argument Writing to your students.
This detailed lesson takes you through, step by step, how to begin researching your chosen topic. Includes articles, and tips for what to look for in each article.
This unit follows the TC argument writing unit, using the 4 Square method to plan. Following a model argument unit where students all write an argument about Chocolate Milk, students will go through, step by step, each phase of the writing process, writing about a topic of their choice. Each lesson includes plenty of examples of the skill being taught, as well as some shared writing activities.
This lesson is part of an entire Choose Your Argument Unit.
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Editable Unit Plan with suggested activities
Editable Lesson Plans
Editable Power Point Lesson
- Choose a Topic
- Research a Topic
- Write a Thesis
- Add Details
- Concluding Statement
- Add Quotes
- Point/ Counterpoint
- Considering Audience
- 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!!