Looking for a way to encourage your historical thinkers to use evidence-based writing strategies in their social studies classrooms? Are you trying to adhere to Common Core and other State Standards, like TEKS? Then you have found the resource that you need! These World History Argumentative Writing Prompts cover everything from River Valley and Classic Civilizations, to current events like Climate Change and Conflicts in the Middle East. In NYS, this resource covers Global I and II (or Global 9 and 10). The writing prompts are formatted to incorporate the necessary requirements of an argumentative writing piece, including a counter-claim. This resource includes editable word documents, so you can adjust them in a way that’s best for your classroom. It also includes a PDF document to prevent format and font issues that sometimes come with opening word documents on a different device. Both the Word and PDF versions are included in the zip folder provided.
With this resource, you will get:
- 72 different writing prompts!
- A pre-formatted worksheet with each prompt
- A Teacher's Guide page with suggestions for use
- Many of the topics of study will have more than one prompt option
- Worksheets that are printable, and ordered chronologically
***AFTER PURCHASE*** Make sure to right click on the File Folder, and "Extract All" the files. Easy as pie!
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