RI.5.8 Lesson Plans

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.5.8

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"Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text, identifying which reasons and evidence support which point(s)."

These lesson plans can help students practise this Common Core State Standards skill.

Lesson Plans

Find Author’s Claim with Reasons and Evidence
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Find Author’s Claim with Reasons and Evidence
In this lesson, your class will identify an author’s claim in nonfiction text by identifying evidence and reasons.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
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What's the Point?
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What's the Point?
Give your students practise explaining how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text. With these sports-themed texts, students will make inferences about the author and use text evidence to prove it.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
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State Your Claim
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State Your Claim
Help your students explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text by giving them high-interest nonfiction texts to read.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
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Find ‘Em and Quote ‘Em! Facts and Opinions
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Find ‘Em and Quote ‘Em! Facts and Opinions
Got facts? Got opinions? Use this lesson plan to teach your students to evaluate texts for facts and opinions. Students will use a non-fiction text selection to collect quotes as proof.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
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Match Author's Point with Evidence
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Match Author's Point with Evidence
Use this lesson to help your ELs identify and discuss the author's point and the information that supports it. It can be a stand-alone lesson or used as support for the What’s the Point? lesson.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
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