Monday, January 21, 2019

FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON - “Delineating and Evaluating an Argument - Playlist and Teaching Notes”

by Wisewire
8th Grade

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Students explore standard RI.8.8 with this playlist. They will delineate and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text. Students will assess whether the reasoning used in an argument is sound and the evidence is relevant and sufficient. They will recognize when irrelevant evidence is introduced. Students also have the option to view instructional videos and complete practice quizzes or activities.
This product includes:
• 1 link to instructional videos, audio files, or texts
• 1 link to practice quizzes or activities
• 1 assessment that includes five multiple choice questions
• Definitions of key terms, such as relevant and evidence
• Examples of how to delineate claims and evidence
• "Should Exotic Animals Be Kept as Pets?" by Wisewire
• "Can Parrots Learn Language?" by Wisewire
• "Space Travel: Getting There from Here" by Wisewire
• "It’s Best to Buy from a Breeder" by Wisewire
• An accompanying Teaching Notes file
The Teaching Notes file includes:
• Additional activities and writing prompts to help your students explore the standard
• Links to additional practice quizzes or activities on certain parts of the standard, such as supporting arguments
• An answer guide with correct answers, answer choice rationales, and DOK (Depth of Knowledge) levels
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"Should Exotic Animals Be Kept as Pets?" by Wisewire appears in:
"Can Parrots Learn Language?" by Wisewire appears in:
"Space Travel: Getting There from Here" by Wisewire appears in:
"It’s Best to Buy from a Breeder" by Wisewire appears in:
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