English 8 Argumentative Essay
Students will be able to write an argument to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence. They will gather relevent information from multiple sources, using search terms efectively, quote or paraphrase the data and conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation.
Directions: Use either Noodletools or the Excel note-taking template to gather information.
Argument Excel note-taking template
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