Monsters & Magic - Use Argumentation to Escape

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Monsters & Magic - Use Argumentation to Escape

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Students embark on a quest to find a hidden treasure when a monster suddenly appears. To succeed on the quest, students write an argumentative paragraph arguing how they will defeat the monster based on its abilities and a selection of spells. If they win, they get the treasure; if they don't... 🦸 Learning Objective: By the end of this lesson, students will be able to analyze short texts and create a short argumentative paragraph using evidence to support their claims. ⏳ Estimated time: 20 minutes 🛠 To Customize your Lesson: 1. Type in a monster 2. Select your grade level 3. Select your preferred rubric for feedback 4. Select your preferred writing strategy 5. Click Customize now, and your personalized lesson is ready to go! 🚀 Pro-Tips: Let your students decide which monster you are defeating. 📍Standards: Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Core: - CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.6.1, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.7.1, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.8.1: Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence. - CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.6.1, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.7.1, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.8.1: Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions with diverse partners on grade level topics, texts, and issues, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly. Supported: - CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.6.1, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.7.1, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.8.1: Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. - CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.6.1, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.7.1, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.8.1: Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills Standards (TEKS) Core: - TEKS (6.11C), TEKS (7.11C), TEKS (8.11C): compose multi-paragraph argumentative texts using genre characteristics and craft. - TEKS (6.26), TEKS (7.26), TEKS (8.26): Students participate in student-led discussions by eliciting and considering suggestions from others and by identifying points of agreement and disagreement. Supported: - TEKS (6.6), TEKS (7.6), TEKS (8.6): Students understand, make inferences, and draw conclusions about the structure and elements of fiction and provide evidence from the text to support their understanding. - TEKS (6.19), TEKS (7.19), TEKS (8.19): Students understand the function of and use the conventions of academic language when speaking and writing. Students will continue to apply earlier standards with greater complexity. Tags: Quick write, argumentative writing, adventure, fairytale, citing evidence, making inferences, AI feedback