Subject area/course: Composition 1
Grade level/band: 11–12
- Students write an argumentative paper about school violence in the United States, using evidence from resources studied and discussed in class, as well as their own research findings. Students identify a specific problem related to school violence and then propose a solution to help decrease the chances of another school shooting. Their audience is a professional one that can act on or implement the student’s proposal (e.g., high school administrators, high school teachers).
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