Module 3B: Critiquing an Argument - TEACHER COPY
Theory of Action:
If all teachers purposefully provide multiple opportunities and supports for students to make their thinking and learning visible, then all students at La Follette High School will become more proficient critical thinkers, readers and writers whose formative and summative assessment results will reflect growth for career and college readiness.
g: What is it that we all share - good and bad - that shapes the human experience and how does literature help us handle these experiences. (i.e. We all need to belong)
1. Why do humans feel the need to belong? 2. Does everyone have an equal opportunity to belong in society? (3. What circumstances
need to be in place for someone to feel like they belong? e.g. laws, friendships, family, societal biases, social class/environment in which someone lives)
STANDARDS “I CAN” STATEMENTS Reading Informational
3. Analyze in detail how a key individual, event, or idea is introduced, illustrated, and elaborated in a text (e.g. through examples or anecdotes) 5. Analyze how a particular sentence, paragraph, chapter, or section fits into the overall structure of a text and contributes to the development of the ideas. 6. Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and explain how it is conveyed in a text. 8. Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, distinguishing claims that are not supported by reasons and ● I can analyze how a person, event, or idea is introduced andescribed in a text ● I can understand how a specific sentence, paragraph, or chapter fits into the overall structure of a text ● I can understand how a specific sentence, paragraph, or chapter develops important ideas ● I can understand an author’s point of view or purpose ● I can explain/show how the author conveys his message ● I can evaluate an argument or claim and determine if it is sufficiently supported by reasons or evidence