Writing claims is a skill that many students struggle with. This engaging step-by-step video aimed directly at students - models EXACTLY how students can write claims and also using simple, leverageable, and powerful strategies. This video can be used as an introduction to 'writing claims' work at the middle school age range. The video shows the CONTINUUM of claim writing - so students can see not only how to write claims, but also how good their claims are when compared to the continuum. This skills progression work is vital for your students if you want them to become stronger readers.
This resource uses the short story - Thank You Ma'am by Langston Hughes. A link to a web version of the text is provided for convenience.
Use the video as a teaching aid - or simply show the video DIRECTLY to your students, pausing at certain times while your students follow on with the steps given.
The approach in the video is the:'I do - We do - You do' - Show the stages of a typical lesson.
ALL SLIDES shown in the video are offered as supplementary material FREE with this video.
Video Lessons - are worth the investment. Have your best lessons prepackaged in a plug and play format - perfect if students are absent or for substitute teachers.
Simply sit back and let this video do your teaching. I will be adding dozens of teaching videos similar to this one that uses this same approach to lesson delivery. 'I do - We do - You do'
I also have an advanced level video on writing claims in my store. That would be a perfect follow up to this session