Reflection: Writing Argument "The Kid Nobody Could Handle" - Section 3: 1:1 Writing argument prep and coaching in class


I am guiding students to evolve toward more metacognitive story notes, and I have begun to see them writing their own questions as they take notes!

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Writing Argument "The Kid Nobody Could Handle"

Unit 1: Constructive Controversy -- Oral and Written Argumentation
Lesson 8 of 11

Objective: SWBAT write argument paragraphs about the characters and themes of the story by inferring character motives in “The Kid Nobody Could Handle.”

Big Idea: Moving from discussion to writing is a natural way to write argument.

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English / Language Arts, Writing, annotation, argument (Composition), character thought, character action, inferential question, argument (Presentation Skills), gradual release, Graphic Organizer, Self, active reading notes, inferring, inference, vonnegut, loner
  35 minutes
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