This activity hits Common Core Reading Informational Standard 4.8 Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text. The organizer will support students as they evaluate the validity of a teacher selected informational text. They will identify the important points and supporting details from the text and then decided if the author has enough evidence and details to have a valid claim.
Be sure to look at the companion organizer for SL.4.3 What's the Point? Speaker