Although I know many of the people who visit here are not strictly English language arts teachers, my hope is that these posts will provide tons of value to those who are, and to those who teach subjects, including writing.
So let’s begin with argumentative writing, or persuasive writing, as many of us used to call it.
This is instruction that had not taken place at this point, but will certainly be a next step.
Yes, I was certified to teach the full spectrum of English language arts—literature, grammar and usage, speech, drama, and so on—but my absolute favorite, the thing I loved doing the most, was teaching students how to write.
By starting early you will finish the project a lot faster, thus leaving you time to do other activities like correcting your mistakes.
Just don’t make the error of rushing your work, because this can lead to little mistakes, which will bring the quality of the work down.If I want representation of both sides of the issue in my class I might have students roll a pro/con dice to see what side of the argument they will write about.This way I’m not the bad guy, I didn’t assign a point of view, it was all left up to chance.Writing an argumentative essay can prove to be trick for some students when they don’t know the best tips that are out there, but when you know the best tips doing the project becomes a piece of cake.Just by knowing these tips and hints you are setting yourself up for success, because you will be able to use them to write a high quality project.It always amazed me that she was often right or at least made me question my own thought process.My guess is most middle school students can argue a point if given enough information, or passion for the issue.In this case you can go to a lesser qualified tutor, and give them the work instead.Start the work as early as you possibly can Starting as early as you can has many benefits such as relieving stress, which most students suffer from.Most of the material on this site is directed at all teachers.I look for and put together resources that would appeal to any teacher who teaches any subject.