Rubrics and Competencies
In the structure below, each competency is aligned throughout the section. section. Students will review a Narrated Prezi that allows them to grasp content specific vocabulary for the argumentative essay. Students will then take a short quiz to gage their understanding of the vocabulary. Students will use a graphic organizer to compose a short argumentative essay on professional athletes' salaries. As a bridge to the actual essay, students will complete a discussion about social media. Prior to submitting their final argumentative essays, students will have an opportunity to participate in a writing conference.