Arguments: Making Claims & Using Evidence

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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

  • Weighing the Evidence: Supporting Claims in

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    In this interactive tutorial, you'll study writtenargumentsand look at four kinds of evidence that can be used to support an argumentative claim:

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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 practice evaluating argumentative claims based on the evidence they contain.  You'll learn about statistics, facts, expert quotations, and anecdotes, and you'll learn how each kind of evidence can strengthen an argument.  


Subject(s): English Language Arts

Grade Level(s): 6