Persuasive Writing Assignment - Michael vs LeBron | PDF and Digital Formats: In this engaging assignment, students practice gathering evidence from a podcast (oral text) and use that evidence to support their writing. After listening to the evidence presented by the podcast, students must decide who is the greatest of all-time (GOAT) basketball player LeBron James or Michael Jordan.
Language Warning: "Damn" is said twice, and "pissed off" is said once. One real swear word is said and properly bleeped out.
- Detailed teacher lesson plan
- T-Chart graphic organizer
- Persuasive writing assignment choice board (3 choices - essay, slideshow, podcast)
- Answer key
- Grading options: rubric or points-based
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