You may or may not be familiar with the book, They Say, I Say: The Moves That Matter in Academic Writing, but it’s a great resource for writing instruction. You can see its influence in a number of my posts at The Best Posts On Writing Instruction.

You can also read more about it at these two Voice Of America Learning English pieces:

Tips for Writing: ‘They Say, I Say’

Good Academic Writing Doesn’t Have to Be A Struggle

In addition, all you have to do is search “they say i say templates” online and you’ll get a ton of excellent student resources. I just hope they’re posted legally.