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Common Core Standards

Persuasive Arguments and Claims

Grade: 6th Grade
Standard:

Literacy.RI.6.3

Description:

Analyze in detail how a key individual, event, or idea is introduced, illustrated, and elaborated in a text (e.g., through examples or anecdotes).

Standard:

Literacy.RI.6.8

Description:

Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, distinguishing claims that are supported by reasons and evidence from claims that are not.

Standard:

6.10.B

Description:

explain whether facts included in an argument are used for or against an issue

Standard:

6.11

Description:

Students analyze, make inferences and draw conclusions about persuasive text and provide evidence from text to support their analysis.

Standard:

6.11.A

Description:

compare and contrast the structure and viewpoints of two different authors writing for the same purpose, noting the stated claim and supporting evidence;

Standard:

6.11.B

Description:

identify simply faulty reasoning used in persuasive texts

Standard:

6.13.C

Description:

critique persuasive techniques (e.g., testimonials, bandwagon appeal) used in media messages

6th Grade Reading - Persuasive Arguments and Claims Lesson
 
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