This is a research paper unit designed to fit into the English 11 Common Core curriculum strand. It was created to fit into the context of the American Revolution and uses the words of Benjamin Franklin as an introduction and inspiration.
The unit includes beginning to end resources to help teach research and writing skills in response to a given prompt.
The materials are offered in .docx and .pdf format, so they can be edited to focus around another theme or topic.
The .zip file includes:
1. An argumentative essay description handout,
2. A 10-step guide
3. An Argumentative rubric
4. Step handouts (S1. Topic Selection, S2. Support, S3. Source Evaluation, S4. Note taking process, S5. Works Cited with Peer Review, S6. Outline with Peer Review, S8. Rough Draft Peer Review, S9. Adult Review)
5. Submission Form
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