Are you looking for a way to go paperless and dazzle your students with creative and engaging 21st Century learning opportunities? Ditch those boring worksheets and engage your students by giving them choices. The Common Core News Debate: Argumentative Writing Digital Task Cards contains 17 real-world writing tasks that will grab student's interest and spark their curiosity. The task cards are aligned to the CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.6-8.1. Each task card includes a high interest writing topic and criteria that students can use to guide them through the task and to self-assess their writing.
Each task comes with two options for criteria:
Option #1 (Pre-Designed Templates)-Specific criteria has been included for the task that will allow students to know their expectations and be able to self-assess their product or response. Option #2 (EDITABLE Templates)- This set of task cards allows you to create your own criteria for each task. In addition, there is a blank task card template that allows you to create your own tasks.
The following topics are covered in this product:
1. Year Round Schools
2. Teens and Social Media
4. Assigned Seating in the Cafeteria
5. Kids and Technology
6. Beauty Pageants
7. School Uniforms
8. Mandatory Drug Testing
9. Cellphones in Schools
10. Television: A Bad Influence?
11. Facebook Threats
12. Supervision Required!?!
13. Later School Start Times?
14. Tablets vs. Textbooks
15. Violence and Video Games
16. Extending the Weekend!?!
17. Homework: Harmful or Helpful?
Student and Teacher Directions have been included to help successfully implement this activity into your classroom.
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Created by Stephanie M. Icenogle, The Creative Classroom © 2016
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Permission to copy for single classroom use only.
Electronic distribution limited to single classroom use only.