Argument Writing

What is Argument Writing?

Argument writing (the argumentative essay) uses reasoning, logic, and evidence–not emotion–to take a definitive stand on a controversial or debatable issue.  The essay explores two sides of a topic and proves why one side or position is the best.

 

Rubrics

                               Argument Rubric – Grades 9-10                                                   Argument Rubric – Grades 11-12

 

Graphic Organizers and Annotation Guide

 Supporting an Opinion                Evaluating an Argument                  Annotation Guide for Argument Writing

 

 

Video Resources