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Counterclaim and Refutation Sentence Frames

We train a seventh grade ela class and we’ve just completed reading Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech. In reality, we’ve already written our argumentative essays on “whether Phoebe had been a buddy to Sal.” Needless to say the writing prompt is a little more technical. It’s my pupils very first effort at writing the argumentative essay. They have been struggling utilizing the counterclaim (counterargument) and refutation (rebuttal) as they are new criteria for 7th graders. The most popular Core State guidelines for grades 7-12 through the counterclaim into the essay that is argumentativeW. 1.0).