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W.8.1 - Persuasive Writing: 8th Grade ELA Common Core
Trying to address grade eight's English language arts Common Core writing standard W.8.1—argumentative writing? Browse this collection for lesson plans that will have students writing persuasive essays on a variety of topics, as well as videos and examples that show how they can make their writing more effective.
Write an Introduction Including Specific Details About a Topic
8 mins 4th CCSS: Designed
The fourth in a series of 6 lessons digs into the all-important task of writing the introduction to an explanatory essay. A review of the writing process and how to create topic sentences kicks off the learning. Then, writers are...
Write an Introduction for an Informational Text
5 mins 4th CCSS: Designed
Start your informational essay off right with a strong introduction, the focus of the sixth of nine videos on using text resources to write an essay. In particular, it discusses how to structure the paragraph around a great hook to make...
Write an Introductory Paragraph for an Argumentative Essay
5 mins 5th - 7th CCSS: Designed
In an argumentative essay, the introductory paragraph is the primary opportunity to get your readers' attention and tell them why the issue you are discussing is important. Demonstrate to your young writers how to construct an organized...
Write Sub Points for a Thesis Statement
4 mins 5th - 7th CCSS: Designed
Having evidence to support a claim is something that we consistently emphasize to young writers. Begin that discussion with your class by presenting this video, which illustrates how to generate sub points for a thesis statement, as well...