Full Course: Argument Reading and Writing-Level 2
Students in this course will learn everything about the elements that should be incorporated in reading and writing argument essays, also known as persuasive writing. By first analyzing the structure of argument essays, students are provided with a gradual release approach in order to build the necessary skills to eventually compose a 6-8 paragraph argument essay with confidence. This unit teaches students how to gather reliable sources in order to effectively support a claim in an argument essay. It offers explicit instruction in how to support claims with text evidence, and it even walks students through the steps of properly including in text citiations using MLA formatting.