Persuasive Writing Guide with a Counterclaim
This is a complete step by step guide to help students write a 5 paragraph persuasive essay with a counterclaim.

You will receive:

1. A file with the student writing guide
2. A file with the teacher's how to and pacing calendar
3. A PowerPoint to introduce the persuasive genre to your class

The student guide includes:
1. Outline of what's expected
2. Helping Hands for the intro and conclusion
3. Writing Reminders
4. Pro/Con List
5. Graphic Organizers for each of the 5 paragraphs
6. Rough Draft section
7. Bibliography section
8. 3 Writer's Checklists for Wonderful Writing, Revising, and Editing and Proofreading

The teacher's guide includes:
1. Suggested Pacing Calendar
2. Page by page overview of how to use the student guide

The PowerPoint includes:
1. Introduction to the genre
2. Argument explanation
3. Pro and con explanation
4. Counterclaim explanation
5. Review of essay parts
6. Explanation of what to include in each section of a persuasive essay
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Created: Aug 15, 2016

Updated: Feb 22, 2018


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