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Develop a counterclaim fairly

teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.11-12.1b
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In this lesson, you will learn how to develop a counterclaim fairly by pointing out the strengths and limitations of its evidence. This lesson focuses on the article, "The Curious Case of the Arkansas Diamonds" from
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Writing an argumentative essay in response to the article, "The Curious Case of the Arkansas Diamonds"

  • Introduce a claim

  • Establish the significance of a claim

  • Develop a claim thoroughly

  • Develop a counterclaim fairly

  • Link claims and evidence clearly

  • Conclude an essay by restating specific support

  • Revise a conclusion

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