You've taught claim, evidence, and reasoning, but are your students actually applying the C-E-R framework to their writing? Want to make sure that your students keep your expectations in mind while writing? This double-sided graphic organizer acts as a scaffold to writing, helping students map out their ideas before they write.
The front side of the worksheet is a graphic organizer for brainstorming, full of tips and checklists to keep students focused on their argument. The backside is blank for any short writing assignment, with some tips for students if they get stuck mid-responses.
This worksheet is perfect for one paragraph responses, but if you staple three copies of the front together, you can easily turn this into a full C-E-R outline for body paragraphs withing a 5-paragraph essay. This is a great handout for quick writes, journal prompts, or short responses.
This graphic organizer is a great tool to help struggling students gain confidence and remind them of what it means to use claims, evidence, and reasoning within their writing. Use one side, both, or mix and match depending on the assignments. Use this graphic organizer frequently and repeatedly with different writing questions to allow students to practice their writing again and again!
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