LAFS.6.RI.3.8: Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, distinguishing claims that are supported by reasons and evidence from claims that are not.
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
Students will trace an argument and specific claims in a text. (RI.3.8)
Students will evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text. (RI.3.8)
- Trace or evaluate the argument or claims in a section of the text and/or throughout their research
- Focus on distinguishing arguments or claims that are supported with evidence from those that are not.
- Analyze, compare, and contrast multiple resources to defend the argument
- Peers will analyze argument speeches
- Students will assess their peers on speeches/presentation
- Review Argumentative Text Sets for Assessment
- Comprehension Assessment on “Wild Animals Aren’t Pets” and “Let People Own Exotic Animals.” (Remediation time will be built-in for those that need to increase their Argumentative Speech summative grade)
- Ready Reading: Unit 5 Lesson 18 Evaluating an Argument
- ThinkCerca Writing Diagnostic (computer based)
- ThinkCerca Reading Diagnostic (computer based)
- Formative grades for speech writing will include (Due 10/5): completed outline – including research, index cards with key ideas/details, and the actual speech itself (3-5 minutes).
- Summative grade for speech writing (Due 10/5):
- Summative grade for Reading Comprehension Assessment on “Wild Animals Aren’t Pets” and “Let People Own Exotic Animals.” by 10/10