Not only does argument writing prepare students for high stakes assessments, it prepares students for the real world.
Learn concrete strategies for targeted skills associated with argumentation writing that you can use immediately and embed within your lessons. Kathy will first share an introductory lesson that guides students in identifying the purposes for writing in general. This exercise sets the stage for an argument unit of instruction. Next she will share how to support students in writing a strong thesis particularly for an argumentation essay so students know how to craft an effective statement that expressly articulates their position or viewpoint. Additionally, Kathy will feature a revision tool students can use during the writing process that will increase the likelihood of a well-developed argumentation product. She will also provide various resources to support professionals in teaching argumentation.
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