Writing Scientific Arguments with Claim Evidence Reasoning

Grade Levels
4th - 9th, Homeschool
Formats Included
  • PDF (10 pages)
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Help your students write meaningful conclusions and strong scientific arguments CER. This interactive presentation and student notes will guide your students through the 3 parts of a scientific argument - Claims, Evidence, and Reasoning. Supports Common Core and Aligned with NGSS practices - constructing arguments and engaging in argument from evidence.

What's included?

- Presentation to introduce and define the 3 parts of a scientific argument

- student practice using data about Earth's interior

- nonfiction reading passage to support the data and help with the reasoning.

- Students notes sheet - Great for Interactive Notebooks.

CER writing tool will help strengthen your students critical thinking and writing responses.


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Total Pages
10 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
45 minutes
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