Reflection: Student Grouping Arguing Both Sides: Collaborative Writing - Section 2: Let’s Get Organized!


This activity works best when students are paired heterogeneously. In this way, the weaker writers get to see and hear what strong writers do and the strong writers benefit from articulating their thinking process.

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Arguing Both Sides: Collaborative Writing

Unit 12: Argument Reading & Writing
Lesson 10 of 11

Objective: Brainstorm and organize information for a body paragraph in an essay that demonstrates focus and includes supporting details and persuasive elements.

Big Idea: Cells phones in the classroom? Brainstorm and draft an argument with a partner.

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