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This mini-lesson for high school students or upper middle school students on thesis statement writing is great for part of an argumentative unit. The Google Drive folder includes:


- Engaging Notes: Eye-catching digital notes designed to captivate students' interest, while providing relevant examples and non-examples and a mnemonic device to help them retain the information.


-Interactive Practice: An interactive thesis statement tournament where a little competition adds a boost of engagement while students practice their thesis-building skills.


- An Exit Ticket: You can evaluate individual student progress with this quick, printable assessment, allowing you to adjust your teaching strategy accordingly.


This entire lesson can take 2 - 3 days of class time, depending on your schedule (90-minute vs. ~50 minute blocks).


Interested in this plus a little more? Check out my complete Introduction Paragraph lesson here :)

Thesis Statement Writing Lesson