This ‘text set’ Companion Packet is meant to assist high school writing teachers in teaching text-based writing. Perfect for Florida-based learners who will take the FSA writing exam or for students in AICE General Paper, this downloadable PDF contains one (1) sample essay, written argumentatively; the sample comes in both labeled and non-labeled formats in order to serve any learning scenario. It also includes a classroom-ready assessment document and student-friendly ‘scratch sheet.’ Since this practice activity is lighter in scale, it’s perfect for formative assessment but can be used summatively also.
The argumentative writing sample responds to the following essay prompt: ‘Is texting ruining grammar?’ and uses evidence from two (2) articles (links included in packet or visit www.edpioneer.com/text-set for free access either way) to support the argument. The essay samples also model how to properly attribute credit to sources. The essay sample is approximately 500 words in length. The labeled essay version points out the qualities of a strong, text-based essay.
Specifically, this packet contains:
- Argumentative Essay Sample, unlabeled
- Argumentative Essay Sample, labeled
- Student-friendly, Pre-Writing “Scratch Sheet”
- Classroom-ready Essay Assessment
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