I have a list of product ideas that is PAGES long. I have about 5 products that I have started but haven’t finished but I FINALLY finished one that I started in April! My hope was to finish it for Earth Day, but all of the excitement of life made that impossible. I am excited to showcase my new product, Arguing for the Earth, for this weeks TpT Seller Challenge.
After they gather sufficient information, they can start constructing their arguments. I have them use a one sided flow map to evaluate Cause and Effect Relationships. To differentiate I provided some arguments for struggling writers as well as some sentence stems to help. These are especially helpful for Second Language Learners.
Once the research and planning are done, drafting beings! I created a Hook mini poster for their Interactive Notebooks which goes over the different ways they can start their essay. The Flee map has some helpful hints for them as they get their ideas out and lastly there is a Self Editing Checklist which reminds them to go over their work before they turn it in.