Guide your students through a controversial issues argument paper.
This download includes everything you need to assign a controversial issues essay to your students!
THE PRINT FILES INCLUDE:
Essay Assignment Sheet
List of More than 50 Controversial Issues
List of Rhetorical Devices
List of Logical Fallacies
Organizers for a Mini Classroom Debate
Multiple Brainstorming and Researching Organizers
Essay Writing Organizers
Essay Outlines for a 5-Paragraph Essay
Essay Outlines for a non-5-Paragraph Essay
THE DIGITAL FILE INCLUDES
This SMARTePlans digital argument paper can be completed online via Google Slides, and it includes a completely editable assignment sheet and grading rubric so that you can differentiate the assignment and specialize it for your own classroom needs.
Resource Page Breakdown
1. Assignment Outline Page version 1 (full assignment)
2. Controversial topic list
3. List of rhetorical devices
4. List of logical fallacies
5. List of logical fallacies (continued)
6. Controversial mini-debate organizer
7. Controversial mini-debate organizer pg. 2
8. Brainstorming organizer
9. Evidence tracker
10. Thesis organizer
11. Building a strong argument
12. Arguing with appeals
13. Counter argument
14. Outline 1
15. Outline 2
16. Outline 3
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