Reflection: Lesson Planning Identifying Author's Purpose in Argumentative Letter Writing - Section 3: Closure


Students enjoyed this assignment today.  Most of them liked the letter and were able to complete the assignment.  They did a good job of finding claims and evidence.  When I teach this lesson again, I will add a writing component.  I will ask students to write the parent a letter back either in support, or challenging the parent's letter.  I will ask the student to model the parent's letter and include claims and evidence.  

  Next time, I'll add a writing component
  Lesson Planning: Next time, I'll add a writing component
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Identifying Author's Purpose in Argumentative Letter Writing

Unit 11: Introducing The Building Blocks of Argumentation
Lesson 6 of 10

Objective: SWBAT analyze how an author's claims are developed by particular portions of a text by annotating with a specific purpose.

Big Idea: Letter writing is an excellent way to teach argumentation!

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