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This evaluating an argument activity is a new and fun way to engage and challenge your students to improve their understanding of argumentative texts. The resource includes everything you need to teach evaluating an argument and practice using a fun escape room style challenge.

Included in your purchase:

  • A teacher presentation that shares information on what an argumentative text is, how it is distinct from a persuasive text, and the main parts of an argument (claims, reasons, evidence, counterclaims, rebuttals) with examples of each one.
  • An original narrative backstory that puts students within the story and sets up the escape room challenge.
  • A presentation to guide the lesson and activity with instructional slides, activity prompts, the narrative story text, the story conclusion slides, and an answer key for easy review.
  • An interactive escape-room style challenge where students must use their evaluating an argument skills to complete the challenge.

How it works:

  • Start by using the presentation slides to guide you through each element of the lesson and activity. The slides will help you teach evaluating an argument, introduce the story and challenge, and review the answers.
  • Read the narrative story as a class to hook students and introduce the challenge.
  • Once you taught the evaluating an argument skills and read the story, students are ready to try the escape-room style reading challenge!
  • When students successfully solve the challenge, you can share the conclusion slides which will wrap up the narrative story.

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