Basketball Manager – Argumentative Quick Write

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Basketball Manager – Argumentative Quick Write

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✍🏻 Curipod Quick Writes The Curipod Quick Write series is designed to get students excited about reading and writing. It engages students in simple writing experiences that teach them how to think like writers, build confidence, find their voice, and promote fluency. Curipod Quick Writes are TEKS and CCSS aligned. 🌟 Basketball Manager - Argumentative Quick Write Students are the basketball manager for their favorite team. They are behind, and they have to turn the game around by writing an argumentative paragraph arguing which strategy they will use. The game's outcome is based on their response. 🦸 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 🎯 Feedback: Students receive feedback aligned with the Curipod Argumentative Quick Write Rubric. 🛠 To Customize your Lesson: 1. Type in two basketball teams 2. Select your grade level 3. Click Customize now to personalize your lesson! 🚀 Pro-Tips: Let your students decide which teams are playing. 📍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