Help your learners create coherent claims, evidence, reasoning, and counterarguments. A PowerPoint presentation teaches them about the CER model and its role in their own writing. Pre- and post- surveys prompt pupils to identify their areas of growth and mastery. It also relates information back to writing DBQs within a social studies classroom and teaches how to cite textual evidence.
- Consider giving your class a favorite mistake writers make with their claims, evidence, or reasoning; have them revise it as an entrance or exit ticket
- The material is extensive; consider reviewing a different part of argumentative writing per day in a workshop setting so that students are not overwhelmed
- Teach some of these skills in a station rotation so you can work individually with small groups to offer support if needed
- Resource includes practice items from visual and print mediums
- Includes models to reinforce learning
- Applicable to all secondary grade levels