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Persuasive Essay Writing Template

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Provide a framework for your pupils as they begin drafting argumentative essay. There is space on this graphic organizer to draft a brief introduction, a thesis, reasons and evidence, a counterargument and rebuttal, and a concluding...
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Opinion Statement Writing Template

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
In argumentative or persuasive writing, a writer's opinions must be backed up by reasons and evidence. This graphic organizer provides a space for pupils to write in an opinion, three reasons with support, and a conclusion.
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Draft the Body of a Persuasive Letter

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
The narrator of this short video shows viewers how to turn an outline into a draft. Although the model is for the body paragraphs of a persuasive letter written in response to the article “the Little Owls that Live Underground,” the...
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Revise a Persuasive Letter by Adding Direct Quotations

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
Part of a series devoted to developing a persuasive letter, this video models how to add direct quotations from a source to strengthen an appeal. The narrator highlights sections of her draft to show viewers where additional support is...
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Draft Body Paragraphs for an Argumentative Essay

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
“You don’t want a shaky claim!” Crafting body paragraphs for any type of essay can be a challenge for young writers.  As part of a series on crafting an argumentative essay, this video models how to introduce and explain evidence, how to...
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Telling Our Stories of Giving - Writing to Persuade

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
After identifying the parts of a persuasive piece of writing, young writers explore different prewriting activities for the persuasive essay. They have the option to write a news article, personal narrative, or persuasive essay to...