Instructional Action Plan
An Argument for Writing
First Things First
Introducing Argument and Logic
The Great Kapok Tree by Lynne Cherry
Experience and Practice
The goal would be to help students find facts for their side of the argument. As we worked on argument writing throughout the year, I would focus on other aspects of this writing mode.
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