We found 115 resources with the concept arguments
Unit 4: Bioethics and the Future of Biotechnology
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewWhat's the future of biotechnology? Explore a hot topic in the fourth and final unit in a series of Biotechnology lessons. Learners develop an understanding of the many issues in bioethics, then create an argument for or against the role...
Developing an Explanation for Mouse Fur Color
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Whether or not you think mice are nice, you'll love the colorful activity! Scholars examine evidence for evolution in the rock pocket mouse through video, discussion, and collaborative work. Learners watch a video regarding variation in...
An Introduction to C. S. Lewis’s Mere Christianity
3 mins 9th - 12th
A universal moral law governs human nature. A video summary of C.S. Lewis' Mere Christianity explores C.S. Lewis' thoughts on that moral law and God in general. Additional illustrations help improve understanding of the classic text.
Writing Arguments in Response to Nonfiction
9th - 10th CCSS: Designed
Emotional appeal or argument? That is the question. An informative lesson helps your class recognize the difference between a logical argument and an emotional appeal and learn how to craft an argumentative response. Writers develop a...
Pitching and Pre-Production
8 mins 8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Do you have a brilliant idea for a movie? Where does it take place? Who should star in it? Who will want to see it? Filmmakers must consider these questions and more as they pitch their film ideas. Explore the art of pitching a film, as...
401 Prompts for Argumentative Writing
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Sometimes the hardest thing about an argument essay writing assignment is coming up with a question. A four-page list of prompts includes a range of topics, from social media and smart phones to video games and sports. The list is a...
Reading Nonfiction: Analyzing Joseph McCarthy's "Enemies from Within" Speech
11th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Looking for a lesson that teaches class members how to analyze nonfiction? Use Joseph McCarthy's famous "Enemies from Within" speech as a instructional text. Worksheet questions direct readers' attention to the many historical references...
Writing an Argument: Innovation in America
9th - 10th CCSS: Designed
Are American young people prepared to become tomorrow's leaders in technological innovation, or does an obsession with being cool sidetrack essential skills? That is the question freshmen and sophomores must address in a performance task...
Writing an Argument: Is Electronic Communication Helpful or Harmful?
7th CCSS: Designed
Technology has undoubtedly improved the lives of people around the world—but has it improved communication? Seventh graders read two informative passages about the rise of texting and emailing versus in-person conversations before...
W.9-10.1 Persuasive Writing: 9-10th Grade ELA Common Core
9th - 10th
Introduce your classes to the art of persuasive writing with a collection of materials that model how to introduce precise claims, how to support these claims with strong evidence, and how to use persuasive techniques to bolster their arguments. Take a look at the attached notes for each resource to find the aligned Common Core Standards for ninth and tenth grade writers.
W.7.1 Persuasive Writing: 7th Grade ELA Common Core
From crafting the perfect thesis statement to submitting a concluding call to action, seventh graders can transform bland position papers into inspiring argumentative essays. A collection of materials designed for the Common Core standards for argumentative and persuasive writing is sure to strengthen your middle schoolers' essays.
Writing: 8th Grade ELA Common Core
Turn students into scribes with a selection of resources designed for Common Core writing standards. With at least one resource aligned to each standard, the collection is a step in the "write" direction. Refer to the notes on each resource to find the 8th grade standards for each one.
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.