Explaining Evidence Mini-Unit

Explaining Evidence Mini-Unit
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(4 MB|144 pages)
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(3 Ratings)
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This product includes step by step instructions, activities, and assignments to teach your students how to effectively explain textual evidence.

Resources included in this product:

  • Explaining Evidence PowerPoint (19 Slides)
  • Explaining Evidence Classroom Posters (20 Posters)
  • Mini-Unit Scope & Sequence
  • "What Tone of Voice do Teenagers Prefer to Hear?" Article
  • Article Graphic Organizer
  • Reading Response Questions & Stems Reference Sheet
  • Explaining Evidence Reference Sheet
  • Explaining Evidence Practice Assignments
  • Explaining Evidence Scavenger Hunt
  • 47 pieces of evidence for Scavenger Hunt
  • Explaining Evidence Stations
  • "Why Some Articles get Stuck in your Head, According to Science" article
  • Article Writing Response Assignment
  • "Are Pro Athletes Paid too Much?" Article
  • Article Writing Response Assignment
  • Explanation Essay Prompt
  • Thesis Statement Reference Sheet
  • ACES Paragraph Reference Sheet
  • Other Ways to Say...Reference Sheet
  • Essay Introduction Reference Sheet
  • Essay Introduction Graphic Organizer
  • Essay Conclusion Reference Sheet
  • Essay Conclusion Graphic Organizer
  • Paragraph Outline Graphic Organizer
  • Essay Hook Strategies
  • Essay Checklist
  • Essay Rubric
  • Articles for Explanation Essay (63 pages)
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Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach.
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts, using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence.
Total Pages
144 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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