It's all about argument these days, and about proving your claims and counterclaims based on relevant and appropriate evidence from multiple sources.
This CCSS Anchor Standards for College and Career Readiness-aligned tool helps students organize evidence efficiently and resourcefully.
Included in this pack:
__Word format - editable, printable, sharable
__PDF format - printable
**Asks students to compose a claim and counterclaim
**Space for sourcing and citation
**Asks students to decide whether sources support claim, counterclaim, or both
**Asks students to put the sources in their own words - for accuracy
**Asks students to put the sources in their own words - for comprehension
**Asks students to evaluate the worth of the evidence - for selection
**Asks students to review sources -- for clarity and final selection
This organizer has WORKED WONDERS for my students.
Especially helpful for those with learning disabilities, those who get overwhelmed by the sea of available resources (who doesn't??) and for those who need structure and organization (again, who doesn't??).
This can be used for:
& so much more!
Suitable for middle school and high school use.