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Summative Assignment (Creating a Persuasive Letter in
grade Language Arts: Persuasive Writing UnitStage 1 Desired ResultsEstablished Goals
Iowa Core Writing Standards1.) Write arguments to support claimswith clear reasons and relevant evidence.a.
Introduce claim(s), acknowledgealternate or opposing claims, andorganize the reasons andevidence logically.b.
Support claim(s) with logicalreasoning and relevant evidence,using accurate, credible sourcesand demonstrating andunderstanding of the topic ortext.c.
Use words, phrases, and clausesto create cohesion and clarify therelationships among claim(s),reasons, and evidence.
Students will understand that .
Writing is a powerful tool and can be used forpersuasive purposes.
Authors must consider and respond to possiblecounter arguments when writing.
Students will keep considering
ow do authors use their writing for persuasive purposes?
What are possible counterarguments to my claim and howcan I address them?
Students will know
ey vocabulary important for writing effective
Students will be skilled at
Creating and structuring an argument (persuasive piece) to