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Author Ruday, Sean, author

Title The argument writing toolkit : using mentor texts in grades 6-8 / Sean Ruday
Published New York, NY ; Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, 2016
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Description 1 online resource
Series An eye on education book
Eye on Education book.
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; eResources; Meet the Author; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Presenting the Tools of Argument Writing to Middle School Students; Section 1: Argument Writing Strategies Aligned with the Common Core Standards for Grades 6-8; 1 Introducing Claims; 2 Acknowledging Alternate or Opposing Claims; 3 Supporting Claims with Reasons and Evidence while Using Credible Sources; 4 Organizing Reasons and Evidence Logically; 5 Using Words, Phrases, and Clauses to Create Cohesion and Clarify Relationships; 6 Establishing and Maintaining a Formal Style
7 Creating an Effective Concluding SectionSection 2: Putting It Together; 8 Assessment Strategies; 9 Final Thoughts and Tips for Classroom Practice; Section 3: Resources; Appendix A: Argument Essays Featured in This Book; Appendix B: Reproducible Charts and Forms You Can Use in Your Classroom; Appendix C: Thoughts on Selecting Argument Writing Topics; Annotated Bibliography: Excerpts from Argument Essays Featured in This Book, Aligned with Specific Common Core Standards; References
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject English language -- Composition and exercises -- Study and teaching (Elementary)
English language -- Composition and exercises -- Study and teaching (Middle school)
Persuasion (Rhetoric) -- Study and teaching (Elementary)
Persuasion (Rhetoric) -- Study and teaching (Middle school)
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1138924377
1315684403 (electronic bk)
9781315684406 (electronic bk)