Strategies for Teaching Argumentation with Kathy Glass

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Date: Thursday, February 16
Time: 8:00PM Eastern/ 5:00 Pacific
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.

Kathy Glass
Kathy Tuchman Glass
, a consultant, is an accomplished author and former classroom teacher with more than twenty-five years of experience in education. She provides pro­fessional development services to K–12 educators with a focus on areas concerning curriculum and instruction, such as differentiated instruction, standards work around English language arts, literacy, instructional strategies and teaching methods across content areas, assessments, and backward planning for unit and lesson design. Kathy is invested in increasing educators’ capacity to hone their craft so they can translate what she teaches to effective classroom practice. She’s a dynamic and hands-on trainer and author of several books that provide practical tools, strategies, rubrics, assessments, and more for unit and lesson design implementation. Visit her website at to learn more about her work.