Thermal Energy Claim Evidence Reasoning CER Practice interpreting data & graphs

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  1. Are your students struggling with writing their claim evidence reasoning? Do they have difficulty interpreting and analyzing graphs, diagrams, and data tables? These claim evidence reasoning activities are great for introducing and practicing CER. Start with the crime scene investigation to introduc
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Are your students struggling with interpreting data and graphs and then writing a claim, evidence, and reasoning scientific explanation? This NGSS thermal energy CER Practice will help students analyze data tables and graphs and then write scientific explanation summaries and support their claims with evidence and reasoning (CER).  Comes with language support, in the form of graphic organizers and sentence frames. Plus a generic rubric to help you grade students' CERs and a self-assessment checklist.

This is great for integrating the Common Core into your science class and helping your students prepare for their state NGSS test.

What students are doing:

✴️ Interpreting data and diagrams

✴️ Organizing evidence from the data

✴️ Identifying key details from the passage

✴️ Explaining the evidence using their own knowledge and details from the passage

✴️ Answering the question with a claim

✴️ Supporting their claim with evidence

✴️ Justifying their evidence

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What teachers like you are saying about these claim evidence reasoning practice activities

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐”Always looking for CER activities that i can just quickly upload"

⭐⭐⭐⭐”My kids really enjoyed this activity. It was great to watch their minds work through it.”

⭐⭐⭐⭐ “My students found this engaging or test prep. Used it as a warm-up. ” 

included in this product:

✅ Four different thermal energy scenarios with data tables and graphs to analyze

✅   Simple one-page background information sheet to explain what a thermal energy and phase changes

✅   Four different scientific explanation summary templates

✅ Grading rubric

✅ example CER answers

✅ Student Self-assessment checklist

✅ Graphic organizers

✅ Sentence frames for those that need extra support

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