Argumentation in Writing for Career Readiness


Presenter: Katherine McKnight, Ph.D.
Core Area: Differentiated Curriculum
Grade Level: Elementary & Secondary
Hours: 1

There is a big difference between being argumentative and fine tuning the skills of argumentative writing. In this workshop-style course, you will learn the basics of excellent argumentation and how to teach your students to support their claims in writing using texts, topics, and evidence.

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Teenagers love to argue. Effective argumentation is an intellectual process using evidence to support a claim. Put these two facts together in the right way, and you have a recipe for excellent evidence-based writing!
Argumentation in Writing for Career Readiness with Katherine McKnight, Ph.D. will equip you to teach your students how to go beyond the basics of good argumentation and help you apply these skills across the disciplines.

In this 1-hour course, you will learn:

  • Basics and importance of argumentation 
  • How to train students in argumentative writing using the CERCA model 

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9 reviews for Argumentation in Writing for Career Readiness

  1. Andrea – MIDLAND ISD (verified owner)

    There were several different ways to present argumentation to students.

  2. Liuyi – HARMONY SCIENCE ACADEMY & SCHOOL OF SCIENCE – HOUSTON SOUTH 101846 OR 101862 (verified owner)

    It’s good to learn more about how educators can facilitate students’ innate need for argumentation.

  3. Rosario – LAREDO ISD (verified owner)

    Very interesting!

  4. Denise – FORT STOCKTON ISD (verified owner)

    It was interesting.

  5. Ileana – SOUTH TEXAS ISD (verified owner)

    Wonderful ideas! The ideas are interesting, innovative and easy to adapt to all levels and ages. The presenter was funny and astute. I would definitely love to follow her training sessions.

  6. Paula – LOS FRESNOS CISD (verified owner)

    Eye opening

  7. Michelle – Bexley City Schools (verified owner)

    Useful material.

  8. Dale – DAYTON CITY (verified owner)


  9. Elizabeth – ELYRIA CITY SCHOOLS (verified owner)

    Great strategies

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