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8th Grade English Works on Persuasuive Writing

posted Sep 19, 2013, 1:37 PM by website team   [ updated Sep 19, 2013, 1:38 PM ]
8th graders are researching two sides of an argument in preparation for a class debate.  The question the are researching is if it is necessary to teach cursive handwriting?

They are finding information and reading to see if it is a good source while preparing their argument. 

With this assignment they are working on research, persuasive writing, persuasive techniques, citing sources and incorporating sources into their writing.