Teaching Argument Writing to ELLs

Ferlazzo, Larry; Hull-Sypnieski, Katie
April 2014
Educational Leadership;Apr2014, Vol. 71 Issue 7, p46
The article provides information on how to best teach argument writing to English language learners (ELLs) at the beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels. Particular attention is given to ensuring that assignments and lessons align with the Common Core State Standards, a set of U.S. educational standards. Topics covered include vocabulary teaching, persuasive essay writing, and teaching the difference between claims and evidence. INSET: Some Do's And Don'ts.


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