Sometimes, reading students' arguments can be a daunting and, let's face it, quite frustrating task - they lack any real conviction, organization, and logical reasoning. These simple handouts can help your students create well organized and pointed argumentative essays that will allow them to effectively take a STAND and support their claims.
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Furthermore, implementing these activities and writing tools will help your students get prepared for their Common Core writing assessments as they are directly attached to the Argumentative Writing Standards.
Last (but certainly not least), these sheets will not only help your students, but they will also help you keep your sanity when reading their final products!
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