Introducing Written Argument Worksheets

Related ELA Standard: W.8.1.A

Core Standard

When you are creating a piece that not only takes a position but attempts to persuade readers to follow that line of thinking, you need a solid start. This is like an opening statement in a trial. You need to give a little background and present your argument in a logical and persuasive manner. The key I find is in the first two sentences you need something that will hook them. These worksheets help students understand how to start their opening argument.









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