Identifying Claims and Evidence

Is identifying claims and evidence a challenge for your elementary, middle or high school students? My students loved using short videos and picture books instead of boring nonfiction passages to identify claims and evidence!

You can introduce, practice and assess student’s ability to identify argument, claims and relevant text evidence using any political speech, advertisement, pop culture article, viral video, rap or song to teach

Elementary, middle or high school students can practice identifying argument, claims and text evidence using silly picture books. Play the read along children’s book videos below and ask students to identify the silly “arguments” and “evidence” the pigeon and farm animals give throughout the text.

You can also play the political picture books below and ask students to identify the various claims and evidence:

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Why wait? Teach students and give repeated, guided practice identifying claims and evidence in nonfiction texts or works of literature with these fun printable activities.

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