The students will write a persuasive essay regarding whether or not College Athletes should be paid to play.

Learning Objectives

Students will:

  • (W.11-12.1) Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts, using valid reasoning and sufficient evidence.
  • (W.11-12.7) Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects to answer a question (including a self-generated questions) or solve a problem; narrow or broaden the inquiry when appropriate; synthesize multiple sources on the subject, demonstrating understanding of the subject under investigation.


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