TASC Module 2, Workshop 6

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Workshop 6: Developing writing skills in response to non-fiction literacy materials, i.e., how to identify main ideas and key themes for interpretation and analysis, including citing claims and evidence in a persuasive essay format.

Lesson Plan 06

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Students learn how to make evidence-based arguments and formulate effective responses to non-fiction texts, build techniques to identify main ideas and key themes, as well as cite claims and evidence in a persuasive essay format.

Lesson plan activities include: examining non-fiction text and author’s point of view; establishing a thesis statement; analyzing an argument; and writing a persuasive essay.