Reflection: Rigor Cornerstone Defending Literary Arguments - Section 2: Evaluating Evidence to Support a Claim

 

Rather than spending class time looking for concrete evidence, I compiled a list of pieces of evidence.  I see compiling the lists the same way I see reference sheets.  Some might claim that compiling the lists or reference sheets means that you're doing the work for students.  However, this is a time-consuming, tedious activity that doesn't give a lot of payback for rigor for the time it takes up. 

There are certainly other times when I give students the task of searching through the text to locate specific pieces of evidence.  In fact, we did that just yesterday when students answered questions relating to Chapters 7, 8, and 9. 

Therefore, I feel comfortable giving students the resource so they can focus on evaluating and debating.

  Evaluating Claims
  Rigor: Evaluating Claims
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Cornerstone Defending Literary Arguments

Unit 12: Novel Study: The Hunger Games
Lesson 11 of 21

Objective: Students will be able to form literary arguments by citing evidence supporting claims with commentary in discussion and written arguments.

Big Idea: Students defend literary arguments with The Hunger Games.

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