Grade 10 ELA Module 3, Unit 3, Lesson 2

Student asking teacher a question

Students continue to plan for their argument-based research papers by completing the Outline Tool introduced in the previous lesson. Students develop a counterclaim in opposition to their central claim developed in the previous lesson. Students address the strengths and limitations of their central claim by developing supporting claims for their counterclaim.

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
W.9-10.1.b Develop claim(s) and counterclaims fairly, supplying evidence for each while pointing out the...
W.9-10.5 Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new...
W.9-10.7 Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects to answer a question (including a self-...

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