objective: Students will organize their points for their confirmation paragraphs in the form of a tree map.
Set up a TREE MAP either in a Google Doc or on paper. Your choice. Please write your thesis statement at the top of your tree map. You will then complete the tree map as an outline for your argumentative essay. You will have 15 minutes to complete this tree map.
Instruction and Model
Look at your research.
Find the most persuasive points.
Organize the points into a logical, powerful order by making a tree map either on paper or on a Google Doc.
After you have finished planning, start writing the confirmation paragraphs.