This is a persuasive essay that is aligned with the Common Core Standards. This one-pager* is packed with sample persuasive essay topics that are interesting and suitable for high school students, a simple persuasive essay outline, and sentence starters to help out struggling writers and ESL students.
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An argumentative essay is included in these lessons!:
Introduction to Argumentative Writing: a CCSS aligned mini-unit
Argumentative and Persuasive Writing Strategies: Ethos, Pathos, Logos
The original file is updated! The one-page handout is still included, but the zipped file now contains two additional PDFs. One PDF includes a multi-page resource which includes two different kinds of persuasive essay outlines, a whole page of sentence starters, and, a space for brainstorming, and even more persuasive essay topics! There is also a 100 point rubric included.
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