C-E-R Writing Student Handout FREEBIE

Grade Levels
9th - 12th
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Are your students forever forgetting what C-E-R stands for? Are they struggling with using claim, evidence, and reasoning in their writing? If so, this C-E-R writing handout is just the resource they need!

With a quick glance at this two-sided handout, students will have the definitions of claim, evidence, and reasoning, examples, AND writing tips! That means that you will spend less time answering the same questions over and over again. You and your students will also have a common resource to refer to when discussing how to strengthen C-E-R writing skills.

Beautiful and easy to read, this handout would also make a great addition to a resource bulletin board. But don't worry, if you want to give each student a copy it still looks great in black and white.

The best part? It's free! So do you and your students a favor and download today!

Students still struggling? Need a quick review? Check out my other C-E-R writing resources:

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts, using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence.
Introduce precise claim(s), distinguish the claim(s) from alternate or opposing claims, and create an organization that establishes clear relationships among claim(s), counterclaims, reasons, and evidence.
Develop claim(s) and counterclaims fairly, supplying evidence for each while pointing out the strengths and limitations of both in a manner that anticipates the audience’s knowledge level and concerns.
Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented.
Introduce a topic; organize complex ideas, concepts, and information to make important connections and distinctions; include formatting (e.g., headings), graphics (e.g., figures, tables), and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.


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