Unleashing the Power of Textual Evidence

Unleashing the Power of Textual Evidence
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This lesson contains 12 slides, with interactive quizzes and text slides.

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Unleashing the Power of Textual Evidence

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Learning Objective
At the end of the lesson, you will be able to cite textual evidence to support a claim.

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Introduce the learning objective and set the expectation for the students.
What do you already know about citing textual evidence?

Slide 3 - Mind map

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Understanding Textual Evidence
Textual evidence refers to quotes, paraphrases, or specific details from a text that support your claim.

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Explain the concept of textual evidence and its importance in supporting claims.
Identifying Claim and Evidence
A claim is a statement that expresses a belief or opinion. Evidence is the information from the text that supports the claim.

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Help students differentiate between claims and evidence. Provide examples for better understanding.
Choosing Relevant Evidence
When citing textual evidence, it is important to select the most relevant and compelling information from the text.

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Discuss strategies for selecting relevant evidence and emphasize the need for accuracy and clarity.
Integrating Evidence
To integrate evidence effectively, you should introduce it with a signal phrase, provide the quote or paraphrase, and explain its significance.

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Explain the process of integrating evidence into writing and guide students on how to do it effectively.
Practice Activity
Read the provided passage and identify a claim. Select a relevant piece of evidence.

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Engage students in a hands-on activity to practice identifying claims, selecting evidence, and creating in-text citations.
Review and Discussion
Review the practice activity and discuss the importance of citing textual evidence to strengthen arguments and provide credibility.

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Lead a discussion to reinforce the lesson's key concepts and address any questions or concerns from the students.
Write down 3 things you learned in this lesson.

Slide 10 - Open question

Have students enter three things they learned in this lesson. With this they can indicate their own learning efficiency of this lesson.
Write down 2 things you want to know more about.

Slide 11 - Open question

Here, students enter two things they would like to know more about. This not only increases involvement, but also gives them more ownership.
Ask 1 question about something you haven't quite understood yet.

Slide 12 - Open question

The students indicate here (in question form) with which part of the material they still have difficulty. For the teacher, this not only provides insight into the extent to which the students understand/master the material, but also a good starting point for the next lesson.