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W.7.1 Persuasive Writing: 7th Grade ELA Common Core
7th CCSS: Adaptable
From crafting the perfect thesis statement to submitting a concluding call to action, seventh graders can transform bland position papers into inspiring argumentative essays. A collection of materials designed for the Common Core standards for argumentative and persuasive writing is sure to strengthen your middle schoolers' essays.
Grade 6 English Language Arts and Readiness: Persuasive
6th CCSS: Adaptable
What is the best way to compare and contrast viewpoints on the same topic? A persuasive writing unit plan addresses targeted skills, vocabulary, instructional strategies, and suggested resources that would be perfect for developing writers.
Making a Formal Argument $5 or a Lottery Ticket
6th - 9th CCSS: Adaptable
What's better: having a lottery ticket or a $5 bill? This question is sure to engage your middle schoolers. There's an example answer provided and, unlike the other worksheets of its kind, there is a space to write both a rough and final...
12th Grade Expository Reading and Writing Research Project
11th - 12th
The beauty in this resource is the lengthy list of highly charged, controversial-issue research topics. Categories include issues of race, politics, law, environment, education, athletics, gender, and technology. After selecting a topic,...
Writing an Analytical Essay From a Supreme Court Case
7th - 12th
Critical thinkers read a summary of a United States Supreme Court case, including important background information and the court's final decision. They form an opinion in agreement or disagreement regarding the case and then write an...
Kindergarten Writing Rubrics
K CCSS: Adaptable
Here is a set of three kindergarten writing rubrics designed to meet the Common Core writing standards for opinion, informative, and narrative writing pieces. They each include four levels of performance—beginning, developing, proficient, and exemplary—while also addressing Common Core language standards. The rubrics come in both PDF form and a document version for easy editing.
401 Prompts for Argumentative Writing
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Sometimes the hardest thing about an argument essay writing assignment is coming up with a question. A four-page list of prompts includes a range of topics, from social media and smart phones to video games and sports. The list is a...