Tips for teaching persuasive writing through the common core:

11/1/2011 | Edutopia.org

In this blog, teacher Heather Wolpert-Gawron writes in support of the Common Core State Standards' inclusion of persuasive writing across the curriculum but notes language-arts teachers likely will have to train teachers in other disciplines how to implement the lessons. Wolpert-Gawron offers three mini-lessons for teachers, in which she describes the thesis, evidence and commentary that comprise persuasive writing.

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