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Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)

Persuasive Arguments and Claims

Grade: 8th Grade
Standard:

8.11

Description:

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

Standard:

8.11.A

Description:

compare and contrast persuasive texts that reached different conclusions about the same issue and explain how the authors reached their conclusions through analyzing the evidence each presents

Standard:

8.11.B

Description:

analyze the use of such rhetorical and logical fallacies as loaded terms, caricatures, leading questions, false assumptions, and incorrect premises in persuasive texts.

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