Persuasive Essay. Count down – 7 class days until due date LTs: I can identify the position statement in a persuasive essay. I can use the strategy concession/rebuttal effectively. May 24 Entry Task. Get out your prewriting homework
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Count down – 7 class days until due date
LTs: I can identify the position statement in a persuasive essay.
I can use the strategy concession/rebuttal effectively.
Get out your prewriting homework
Take a copy of the class set of the Persuasive Essay Scramble. In your notebook, label each letter as either Central Claim (1 total), Main Reasons (3 total), or Supporting Reasons/Facts/Examples (5 total).
In your planner, write this down:
A Day Due Date: Thursday, June 16
B Day Due Date: Friday, June 17
Fill out the Persuasion Map with your prewriting for your paper.
On the back, write down a list of arguments that someone could make that against your position statement – the “other side” of the argument. Write down a list of rebuttal ideas to those point.
AKA thesis statement, central claim, main argument.
Located in the first paragraph (introduction) and usually the last sentence.
Tells the reader what the author is arguing for the entire paper.
What is your position statement?
Write it on the post it note
Concession: Acknowledging or recognizing the opposing viewpoint, conceding something that has some merit
Rebuttal: refuting it with another argument
Find a partner. Share your central claims. Give at least one serious rebuttal to your partner’s argument. Write this down.
Find and share with two people.
Be done at ____________.