Persuasive Writing

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In this language arts unit, students learn how to “argue on paper” using a fictional case about a school dress code rule against band t-shirts. The lessons take them through the process of writing two persuasive essays: one supporting the rule and one opposing it. After the essays, we suggest having your class play the game Supreme Decision to see how these arguments relate to issues of freedom of speech in schools.

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December 2016
I think this lesson is right up the alley of what I need to help my 11th graders prepare for the ACT writing assessment.
December 2016
Such a great help!
September 2016
Great Unit
September 2016
Great Unit!!!! Well organized!
May 2016
April 2014
The layout and the worksheets are very easy to use, very student friendly. The graphics are an excellent addition. The lessons are thorough but easy to digest.
March 2014
Thank you for sharing