Keys to Argument Writing

Keys to Literacy Event

Aligned to the Common Core Argument Writing Standard, this session emphasizes students’ ability to write sound arguments using text evidence to support a position in a reasoned, logical way.

Participants will learn how to teach students in grades 4-12 to write opinion/argument pieces in content areas. The training will focus on students’ ability to write sound arguments using text evidence to support a position in a reasoned and logical way.

Training Description

  • Expectations of the Common Core argument writing standards
  • What is argument writing; differences between argument and persuasive writing
  • Argument components: claim, counterclaim, reasons, evidence, rebuttal
  • Argument text structure
  • Comprehension and critical thinking required
  • Using text evidence
  • Analyzing models of argument writing
  • Planning an argument writing assignment

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Who Should Participate

Grades 4-5 elementary teachers, grades 6-12 content classroom teachers, educators who provide support to struggling readers, literacy specialists and coaches, and grades 4-12 administrators.

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