Reading Unit 3: Argument and Advocacy: Debatable Topics
Bend I: Investigating Issues
Bend II: Raising the Level of Research
Bend III: Researching a new issue with more Agency
A fiction response should include the elements of fiction texts.
Character: Identify traits with evidence to support them
Plot: What is happening in the story? What is the character's problem/solution?
Setting: Where does the story take place? HOW does the setting affect the story?
Theme: What is the lesson or message of the author and support it with evidence.
Writing: The Research- Based Argument Essay
"Should Chocolate Milk Be Served in Schools?"
Bend I: Establishing and Supporting Positions
Bend II: Building Powerful Arguments
Bend III: Writing for Real-Life Purposes and Audiences