Lesson 4: No Rambling Allowed


Students begin to organize their arguments and evidence both for and against the rule banning band t-shirts. Students learn the necessity of clear organization, generate main and supporting arguments, and create idea webs to organize the evidence they gathered in the last lesson.

Learning Objectives

The student will:       

  • Compare well-organized supporting arguments with poorly-organized ones.
  • Deconstruct a well-organized argument.
  • Develop main and supporting arguments.
  • Use a graphic organizer to organize arguments and evidence.

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