Q4W2, March 27 – March 31

argumentative hooks and intros

Argument Writing Presentation

Argumentative Prompt Packet

TeacherJanna Rodgers
Subject AreaELA
Grade Level7
Week #2
Unit of InstructionArgumentative Essay Writing
Standard(s) Taught

Write and support a claim using logical reasoning, relevant evidence from multiple sources, elaboration, a logical organizational structure with varied transitions, and acknowledging at least one counterclaim. (ELA.7.C.1.3)

Follow the rules of standard English grammar, punctuation, capitalization, and spelling appropriate to grade level. (ELA.7.C.3.1)

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

I can sort relevant evidence from multiple sources.

I can organize and plan my writing.

I can acknowledge a counterclaim.


Classroom Activities


Breakdown the prompt

Read sources and complete a t-chart


Use t-chart to determine how you will answer your prompt

Complete the graphic organizer on page 9 of your packet





Assignments Due

Graphic Organizer (page 9 of the argument packet)

Intro paragraph (formative)



Additional Resources