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Copy of Auburn Junior High School Writing Guide: Argumentative Research Essay

Writing

Assignment

Essential Questions

Guiding Questions

Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS 8W1:

Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.

8W1a: Introduce a precise claim, acknowledge and distinguish teh claim(s) from a counterclaim, and organize the reasons and evidence logically.

8W1b: Support claim(s) with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using credible sources while demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text.

8W1c: Use precise language and content -specific vocabulary to argue a claim.

8W1d: Use appropriate and varied transitions to create cohesion adn clarify the relationships among ideas and concepts.

8W1e: Provide a concluding statement or section that explains the significance of the argument presented.

8W1f: Maintain a style and tone appropriate to the writing task.

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