"“My ________ Is Better Than Your _________!!!”
By: Jill Bayliss
Exploring a topic from two perspectives with dialogue
Focus Trait: Persuasion Support Trait: Dialogue
Three-Sentence Lesson Overview:
After reading “My Dad Is Better…"
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