Reading, Writing

Writing a persuasive argument

In this series of writing worksheets, your child will read an example of a persuasive argument and then answer questions about the text's structure, meaning, and language. Your child will also get practice summarizing the writer's main points. Bonus: your child may use a dictionary and/or a thesaurus for help finding word replacements.


Building vocabulary, Evaluating an argument, Summarizing key points, Understanding an argument, Using a dictionary, Using a thesaurus, Writing practice

Common Core Standards: Grade 4 Reading: Informational Text, Grade 4 Writing, Grade 4 Language

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.4.2, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.4.8, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.4.10, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.4.2, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.4.5