The "To Eat or Not to Eat?" knowledge set is designed to help students build their understanding of argumentative writing and practices evaluating an author's claims and evidence.
Target Grades & Subject(s): 6-10 grades; English Language Arts
- Students will be able to identify the elements of argumentative writing and evaluate an argument based on the author’s reasoning and evidence. (CCSS RI.8)
- Students will evaluate an author’s stance and credibility. (CCSS RI.7)
- Students will construct arguments by synthesizing evidence from multiple sources. (CCSS W.1
Before Teaching this Series
- Introduce academic vocabulary: claim, evidence, reasoning, stance
- Remind students that authors write texts for a variety of reasons (to inform, persuade or entertain) and use different techniques to communicate their message.
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