Unit 2 Embedded Assessment 1

Embedded Assessment

Write an argumentative essay in which you convince an audience to support your claim about a debatable idea. Use your research and experience or observations to support your argument.


The essay supports the claim with compelling, pertinent reasoning and evidence, provides evidence of the research process, addresses counterclaims effectively, and uses multiple persuasive appeals.


The essay has an introduction that captivates the reader and defines the claims context. follows a logical organizational structure, uses a variety of transitional strategies, and has an insightful conclusion.

UOL (Use of Language)

The essay uses precise diction and language effectively to convey tone and persuade the audience, demonstrates command of the conventions of standard English capitalization , punctuation, spelling, grammar, and usage, and includes an accurate, detailed annotated bibliography.