Here are a few ways to engage students in specific Parcc language, and drive instruction using textual evidence. Author's Claim worksheet helps students to analyze text objectively, and utilize peer partner to support or rebut the claim. Vocabulary and character trait worksheets provides students with practice of [dragging and dropping ie. copy in boxes provided] evidence to support response.
Then take any one of the completed worksheets and turn it into a short expository piece of writing.
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