Argumentative and Persuasive Essay Writing Unit - everything you need to help students grasp the concept of the five-paragraph Argumentative and Persuasive essays. Includes Teacher Notes/Instructions, Notes on the elements of an Argumentative/Persuasive Essay, handouts on the organization and structure (helping students learn the difference between the Argumentative Essay and the Persuasive Essay), lesson on writing an Argumentative/Persuasive Thesis, a Peer-Editing Checklist, Rubrics, 3 Sample Persuasive Essays and 2 Sample Argumentative Essays, and 15 Argumentative/Persuasive Essay Writing Prompts, and more!. Includes both PRINTABLE and DIGITAL VERSIONS for Distance Learning and In-Person Classrooms. 46 pages.
Argumentative and Persuasive Essay Unit includes:
✴️ Lecture notes/handouts on Elements of Argumentative/Persuasive Essays (Purpose, Key Prompt Words, Goals, etc.)
✴️ 6 Different Graphic Organizers for setting up and organizing both the Argumentative Essay and Persuasive Essay
✴️ Lecture notes/handouts on writing Argumentative and Persuasive Thesis Statements
✴️ Lecture notes/handout on Rhetoric: The Key to the Argumentative Essays and Persuasive Essay
✴️ Lecture notes/handout on Logic and Emotion in Persuasive Writing
✴️ Worksheet with activity on Identifying Logic and Emotion in Persuasive Writing
✴️ Worksheet with activity on What will the Opposition Say?
✴️ Guided Organizers for Organizing 3 different setup options for Argumentative Essays
✴️ Guided Organizers for Organizing 3 different setup options for Persuasive Essays
✴️ 3 Argumentative Essay Structure Outlines for note-taking or brainstorming
✴️ 3 Persuasive Essay Structure Outlines for note-taking or brainstorming
✴️ Teacher's Notes on Argumentative/Persuasive Evaluation
✴️ Argumentative Essay Peer-Editing Checklist
✴️ Persuasive Essay Peer-Editing Checklist
✴️ General Essay Rubric
✴️ 3 Sample Persuasive Student Essays (for individual, small group or whole-class evaluation)
✴️ 2 Sample Argumentative Student Essays (for individual, small group or whole-class evaluation)
✴️ 15 Argumentative/Persuasive Writing Prompts
✴️ PLUS, a BONUS Persuasive Essay Template with notes, sample essay template, and blank Persuasive Essay Template!