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Support your students as they develop expository thesis statements or argumentative claims across content areas.
This resource works well as an introduction to crafting thesis statements or claims and helping students distinguish the difference between expository and argumentative writing. Use this print-and-go resource in English or other content areas to help students develop a solid foundation for their writing.
This resource includes:
- 1 page handout: definitions, examples, and organizer for developing a thesis statement
- 1 page handout: definitions, example, and organizer for developing a claim and counterclaim
- 4 detailed self and peer revision checklists for thesis statements and claims
- List of ideas on how to integrate this resource into your unit
Check the preview for an example of how the print-and-go resource is formatted and see some sample content.
This is not a detailed lesson plan, but a new or seasoned teacher can use the resource and ideas for one or multiple lessons across content areas. Have fun and happy writing!