Main Idea and Argumentative Writing: Poverty and Community Involvement

Main Idea and Argumentative Writing: Poverty and Community Involvement
Main Idea and Argumentative Writing: Poverty and Community Involvement
Main Idea and Argumentative Writing: Poverty and Community Involvement
Main Idea and Argumentative Writing: Poverty and Community Involvement
Main Idea and Argumentative Writing: Poverty and Community Involvement
Main Idea and Argumentative Writing: Poverty and Community Involvement
Main Idea and Argumentative Writing: Poverty and Community Involvement
Main Idea and Argumentative Writing: Poverty and Community Involvement
Grade Levels
Product Rating
3.9
2 ratings
File Type

PDF (Acrobat) Document File

Be sure that you have an application to open this file type before downloading and/or purchasing.

892 KB|28 pages
Share
Product Description
Teaching main idea can often be difficult to make engaging. Connect your students to their community and make them globally aware by using the theme of poverty to teach main idea and argumentative writing!

Students will be able to identify main idea and supporting details in a nonfiction text. They will also be able to think critically about that text to form an argumentative paragraph.

This lesson includes:
- anticipatory activities for the theme of poverty
- technology based research and inquiry activity to build background on poverty in the U.S. and around the world
- classroom goals for talking points on the sensitivity of poverty
- strategies for identifying main idea in a nonfiction text
- samples to help model for gradual release
- strategies for argumentative paragraph writing and making claims
- 2 sample paragraphs to show both sides of an issue
- extension activity ideas for using the theme of poverty to teach community involvement and project-based learning
Total Pages
28 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
N/A
Report this Resource
Loading...
$8.00
Digital Download
More products from Naomi Williams - Lit Lovers
Product Thumbnail
$0.00
Product Thumbnail
$0.00
Product Thumbnail
$0.00
Product Thumbnail
$0.00
Product Thumbnail
$0.00
$8.00
Digital Download
Teachers Pay Teachers

Teachers Pay Teachers is an online marketplace where teachers buy and sell original educational materials.

Learn More

Keep in Touch!

Sign up