Looking to prepare your students for a state writing test or the ACT writing test? Searching for a real-world relevant topic to aid your students in building argumentative writing skills? This is the unit for you!
Are genetically modified foods cause for concern in America? Should food companies label genetically modified foods to warn consumers? How has the fear of genetically modified foods impacted American economics, politics, and culture? What should the Department of Health and Human Services should do about the public’s fear of genetically modified food?This unit allows students to examine the topic from multiple perspectives and craft an argument based on evidence from extensive article study.
This instructional resource supports the teaching of on-demand argument writing by teaching students to read and quickly select evidence from multiple sources, develop a claim, and write an argument of policy. This resource is designed to support independent on-demand writing with strategies for scaffolding students’ reading and writing.
This resource is designed around a few key things to remember about on-demand writing:
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