This lesson is anchored in high school level Language Arts. Students who use this lesson practice critical thinking skills. Helpful prior knowledge includes journal writing, personal reflection, and proper grammar/language use. Learning to write effectively is an on-going process, so any student who really wants to or has the goal to write effectively could certainly use this lesson whether or not they are taking the SAT because this lesson teaches persuasive essay writing, a helpful tool which could be applied in almost any communicative setting.
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