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Take a Stand: Writing Strong Claims and Counterclaims
Writing a clear and compelling claim is the foundation for crafting a powerful argument! In this one time class, students will learn the difference between claim and counterclaim and how to use them both to influence their audience.
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This class is meant to serve as an introduction to argumentative and persuasive writing. Writing a strong claim is the foundation of an effective argument - it is the main idea the entire work is based around. In this class, students will have the opportunity to practice writing argumentative claims and counterclaims through interaction with their peers. Students will learn the definition of claim and counterclaim, discuss the qualities of a convincing claim, and practice writing...
Students will be able to define and recognize argumentative claims in writing. Students will be able to write an argumentative claim. Students will be able to refute a counterclaim.-
55 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
English, Reading, and Writing Teacher
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
24 total reviews
30 completed classes
Hello! My name is Courtney Buys. I am a certified English and Reading teacher, and I have been teaching middle school English for the past four years. I absolutely love teaching and engaging my students in fun and collaborative activities! I...