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Argument Writing in Social Studies

Read.Inquire.Write is a researched-based Social Studies curriculum from the University of Michigan School of Education. The FREE, downloadable lessons were created for middle school students and focus on argumentative writing through various sources. There are three strands: interpretations, critiques, and counterarguments.

The lessons have a standard progression. All materials are provided including PowerPoints, rubrics, and student samples. Read.Inquire.Write has resources to fit the needs of all your students; whether they need support in reading or are English Language Learners.

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Lisa Nowakowski

Lisa is the co-host of TLC.Ninja. She currently teaches 5th grade, has been named Teacher of the Year at her school, and has been an Ed Tech innovator in her district for over 15 years. She is a PBS Digital Innovator and received the Crystal Apple Award in 2010. ‚Äč