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Motiva a tus estudiantes a argumentar con Hamilton

Motiva a tus estudiantes a argumentar con Hamilton

When I first found out, after a few years out of the classroom, that our curriculum now wanted 7th grade students to write an argumentative essay on the first few weeks of school, I was dumbfounded. I was not sure my students were able to craft a good enough sentence. Yet, here I was, needing to prove myself as an [old] new teacher that was up to the expectations of the new job and who could get students to master all the standards. My first attempt at the argumentative essay was mediocre. I picked a topic that was not really relevant to my students, and I ended up grading 120+ very similar-sounding, boring essays in the span of a month. There had to be a better way. (más…)