Course curriculum

  • 1

    How to use the videos for Argumentative Writing

    • How to Use the Following Videos and Materials

  • 2

    Let's Get Some Ideas Rolling

    • How can we generate ideas?

    • Writing the Claim

    • Taking the Claim and Writing Thesis

  • 3

    Course Materials to Print or Review

    • Outline Argumentative Essay - Print me

    • Completed Essay on Video Games - Review me as necessary

    • Rubric - Print me

  • 4

    Writing the Body of the Essay

    • Establishing Reasons for your claim

    • Developing Reasons for your Claim

    • Finding Valid Information

    • Writing the Body Paragraphs

    • Trick of the Trade - Transitional Topic Sentence

    • Writing the Counterargument

  • 5

    The Beginning and Ending

    • Writing the Introduction

    • Writing the Conclusion

    • MLA Work Cited

  • 6

    Don't Quit Yet

    • Editing your Essay