This ready-to-print reference supports instruction for citing text evidence for essay-writing or extended responses. Guidelines for choosing and citing evidence are presented in bullet-point form for easy reference, with examples modeling each component of cited evidence. It covers the following:
It also includes a list of strong verbs that can be used in signal phrase citations as well as tips for including titles (capitalization rules and when to use quotations or underline). It was designed to accompany my lesson on Citing Text Evidence (link below), but it will work well as a stand-alone reference for middle grade writers. Be sure to download my FREE citing text evidence worksheet for practicing or assessing this skill.
* * * This is INCLUDED in my Citing Text Evidence PowerPoint lesson. * * *