Persuasive & Argumentative Essays: A Journey Through the Process

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THE PERSUASIVE & ARGUMENTATIVE ESSAYS:

This resource represents the process I have been using successfully for years, whenever I begin an essay writing unit. I want my students to know that good writing happens in the brain, not just on the paper. We use a workshop approach and go through a process that asks them to reflect on their writing and to actively work toward improving it.

This resource includes mini-lessons and handouts for the following:

✔️ Introducing the essay: You’ll get access to a slideshow to help students will explore why it’s important to learn to persuade. Then they will do an engaging activity to get them in a "persuasive" mindset.

✔️Mentor Persuasive and Argumentative Essays: This section has a slideshow that breaks down the parts of an essay as well as a sample persuasive and argumentative essay.

✔️Generating Ideas: These activities will help your students choose a topic and then get their arguments focused and organized. This way the drafting process will be much smoother and quicker (and more successful)

✔️Adding Research: You’ll have several mini-lessons to review how to paraphrase and embed quotations.

✔️Drafting & Revising: This section provides you with lots of lessons to show your students how to improve their writing in the following areas:

  • Focus and Organization
  • Supporting Ideas
  • Adding Research
  • Language Choices
  • Using Transitions
  • Sentence Variety

✔️Peer Feedback and Self-Evaluation Before they do a good copy, students will get feedback and reflect on their progress.

Included are detailed and step-by-step lessons, handouts & rubrics that will help both brand new and seasoned teachers. There are also sample paragraphs and essays for the students to evaluate, and revision checklists to help guide them as they improve their essays.

❤️ My students love this process--it gets positive reviews every time!

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Total Pages
75 pages and 40 slides
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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