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Teaching Argumentative Writing

Part of the Classroom Connections series | Duration: 47:59 | Grades 6-12

About this session

Kristina Smekens identifies her six essential skills necessary for powerful argumentative writing, including a thorough knowledge of the issue and an acknowledgement of multiple perspectives. This video includes Kristina delivering two powerful mini-lessons that teach students how to transition between sides and conclude an argument.

GRADES 6-12
Questions: Contact webPD | 1-888-376-0448

Outline48 Minutes

  • Let's get started!
  • Let's get started! - Handout
  • Intro - Teaching Skills Study issues & develop reasons
  • Teaching Skills Juggle perspectives
  • Teaching Skills Fine-tune flow & formality

About this session

Kristina Smekens identifies her six essential skills necessary for powerful argumentative writing, including a thorough knowledge of the issue and an acknowledgement of multiple perspectives. This video includes Kristina delivering two powerful mini-lessons that teach students how to transition between sides and conclude an argument.

GRADES 6-12
Questions: Contact webPD | 1-888-376-0448

Outline48 Minutes

  • Let's get started!
  • Let's get started! - Handout
  • Intro - Teaching Skills Study issues & develop reasons
  • Teaching Skills Juggle perspectives
  • Teaching Skills Fine-tune flow & formality