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4.3.2 How to Write to Inform and Make Arguments

Time to View

View the following two videos. As you watch, think about topics in your content area, that you might ask your students to argue and provide evidence.

This video, Writing to Inform and Make Arguments, is from the authors of the CCSS on writing arguments to support claims.

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This video, How to Write an Introduction to an Argumentative Essay, provides general support in understanding how to write an effective introduction when making an argument or claim and specific steps for writing an introduction that can be shared with students or used for assisting technical subjects teachers.

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