For & Against: An Organizer for Argument

Working to prepare our students for upcoming writing assessments, we’re focused on teaching them to argue for or against an issue.  This is a shift from the old methods of teaching persuasion. Persuasion involves changing a reader’s (or listener’s) mind, attempting to convince him/her to feel a certain way.  In argument, the writer attempts to reveal … Continue reading For & Against: An Organizer for Argument