This handout includes the definitions for counterclaims and rebuttals, as well as examples of each. The handout also includes wording to set up counterclaims/rebuttals in writing.
There is also a graphic organizer for students to practie their counterclaim and rebuttals. There is also an example on the graphic organizer as a model for students.
Use with Lucy Calkins Chocolate Milk (5th Grade) Argument Unit! Can also be used with other argument writing units.