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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124 reviews for Argumentation in Writing for Career Readiness

  1. vonda – ECTOR COUNTY ISD (verified owner)

    Amazing quick and easy way to break down how to find evidence to prove your claim.

  2. Rolando – LOS FRESNOS CISD (verified owner)

    solid course, a few samples of real student work would be an excellent addition to this training

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

    It;s a great course!


    Good job!

  5. Marsha – MERCEDES ISD (verified owner)

    I like the collaborative thinking and reasoning that came along with the course.

  6. Santa Inez – LOS FRESNOS CISD (verified owner)

    Great course for upper elementary and above to teach argumentative writing.

  7. Andrea – MIDLAND ISD (verified owner)

    There were several different ways to present argumentation to students.

  8. 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.

  9. Rosario – LAREDO ISD (verified owner)

    Very interesting!

  10. Denise – FORT STOCKTON ISD (verified owner)

    It was interesting.

  11. 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.

  12. Paula – LOS FRESNOS CISD (verified owner)

    Eye opening

  13. Michelle – Bexley City Schools (verified owner)

    Useful material.

  14. Dale – DAYTON CITY (verified owner)


  15. Elizabeth – ELYRIA CITY SCHOOLS (verified owner)

    Great strategies

  16. Lauren – GALVESTON ISD (verified owner)

    This course had great recommendations to get students to get higher level thinking.

  17. Kami – COLUMBUS CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT (verified owner)

    Engaging and full of insight that will engage students.

  18. Elisabeth – Bexley City Schools (verified owner)

    I don’t like PD where I am watching someone else’s PD.

  19. Sonja – UNITED ISD (verified owner)

    Wonderful and insightful presentation.

  20. Daisy – LA FERIA ISD (verified owner)

    I think this course was very helpful.

  21. Ana – UNITED ISD (verified owner)

    amazing critical skills

  22. Sarah – HALLSVILLE ISD (verified owner)

    Great ideas presented making it perfect for the high school classroom!

  23. Jocelyn – UNITED ISD (verified owner)

    Awesome and very informative!

  24. Stacy – COLUMBIA-BRAZORIA ISD (verified owner)

    Excellent ideas on how to teach argumentative writing.

  25. Becca – HUGHES SPRINGS ISD (verified owner)

    It was informational.

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