Elements in an Argument: FRAMEs, Cloze Notes and a Prezi Presentation

Elements in an Argument: FRAMEs, Cloze Notes and a Prezi Presentation
Elements in an Argument: FRAMEs, Cloze Notes and a Prezi Presentation
Elements in an Argument: FRAMEs, Cloze Notes and a Prezi Presentation
Elements in an Argument: FRAMEs, Cloze Notes and a Prezi Presentation
Elements in an Argument: FRAMEs, Cloze Notes and a Prezi Presentation
Elements in an Argument: FRAMEs, Cloze Notes and a Prezi Presentation
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Based on the Strategic Instructional Model (SIM) FRAME, these two FRAMES with Cloze Notes work together to teach student-scholars the elements of an argument, for both reading texts and writing their own. The first FRAME, Identifying an Argument FRAME and Cloze Notes, walk students through the basics of what an argument is, and introduces them to the four features of arguments: claims, counterclaims, reason or purpose, and evidence. The second FRAME, Evidence in an Argument, introduces scholars to the three types of evidence that support arguments; objective, subjective, and anecdotal evidence. With both FRAMES, cloze notes guide students in note taking.

Both FRAMEs work together to guide student-scholars as they take notes while watching the accompanying Prezi presentation, the link to which is in the Teachers’ Notes that accompany the product after purchase. You are welcome to share this link with your students in Google Classroom.

My classes this year are almost 50% English Language Learners or SPED students mixed with on-level and GT students. As you can understand, this makes for an interesting mix, and a challenge to differentiate to everyone’s abilities! This lesson with the use of cloze notes and the FRAMEs allowed for that differentiation.

These FRAMEs and the accompanying Prezi are aligned to the following 2019-2020 TEKS:

7.5(E): make connections to personal experiences, ideas in other texts, and society;

7.5 (F): make inferences and use evidence to support understanding;

7.5(G): evaluate details read to determine key ideas;

7.5(H): synthesize information to create new understanding;

7.8(E): analyze characteristics and structures of argumentative text by: (i) identifying the claim; (ii) explaining how the author uses various types of evidence and consideration of alternatives to support the argument; and,

7.9(A): explain the author’s purpose and message within a text.

The lesson is also aligned to CCSS RL:

7.1: cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text;

7.3: analyze the interactions between individuals, events, and ideas in a text (e.g., how ideas influence individuals or events, or how individuals influence ideas or events); and,

7.8: trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is sound and the evidence is relevant and sufficient to support the claims.

This lesson is appropriate for grades 6-8. This product also supports our Writing with FRAMEs products: Persuasive Essay Writing FRAME with Sentence Stems, Taking a Stance: Writing a Pro or Con Position with FRAME, and Argument Analysis FRAME with Stems.

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Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is sound and the evidence is relevant and sufficient to support the claims.
Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and analyze how the author distinguishes his or her position from that of others.
Analyze the structure an author uses to organize a text, including how the major sections contribute to the whole and to the development of the ideas.
Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
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