(Re)designing Argumentation Writing Units for Grades 5-12

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Code: SOT3899

ISBN: 9781760563899

No of Pages: 128

Publish Date: 27 June 2017

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Writing plays a crucial part in all academic disciplines, helping students communicate their ideas to different audiences and extend their content knowledge. Developed for teachers, curriculum designers and literary coaches, (Re)designing Argumentation Writing Units for Grades 5–12 by Kathy Tuchman Class offers practical recommendations, strategies and tips for designing new argumentation writing units of instruction and revising existing ones to empower students to artfully and logically present their ideas.


Readers will

  • examine the key elements of an argument and the benefits of teaching students to work through structuring an argument
  • review an argumentation unit map and its learning goals and guiding questions, and then develop one of their own
  • complete exercises throughout the book that help create a comprehensive argumentation writing unit of instruction
  • design a full lesson on argumentation, including establishing the author’s purpose, supporting a thesis with evidence and presenting a counterargument
  • download templates, checklists, rubrics and student activities useful for designing an argumentation writing unit and guiding lessons.
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Price A$43.95
ISBN 9781760563899
Publish date 2017-06-27 00:00:00
Partner ID 20148
Partner Name Solution Tree Inc
Key Learning Area Cross-Curricular