Weighing the Evidence: Supporting Claims in Arguments

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  • What's for Lunch?

    Learn how writers and speakers create arguments by stating a claim and backing it up with reasons and evidence. In this interactive tutorial, you'll

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    Subject Area(s): English Language Arts

    Grade Level(s): 6

    Primary Resource Type: Original Tutorial

  • Arguments: Making Claims & Using Evidence

    In this interactive tutorial, you'll practice evaluating argumentative claims based on theevidence they contain. You'll learn aboutstatistics,

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    Subject Area(s): English Language Arts

    Grade Level(s): 6

    Primary Resource Type: Original Tutorial



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In this interactive tutorial, you'll study written arguments and look at four kinds of evidence that can be used to support an argumentative claim: facts, statistics, anecdotes, and expert quotations.  


Subject(s): English Language Arts

Grade Level(s): 6