Cellphone use among students has skyrocketed over the last few years. In fact, it has now become uncommon for a student to not have a cellphone. Students will write an argumentative essay detailing why they should be able allowed to utilize their cellphones in school.

Learning Objectives

  • (ELA-Literacy.W.6.1) Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.
  • (ELA-Literacy.W.6.1.b) Support claim(s) with clear reasons and relevant evidence, using credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text.


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