Citing Evidence from the Text Lesson

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Citing Evidence from the Text Lesson

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  1. Citing Evidence from the Text

    Slide 1 - Citing Evidence from the Text

    • Read it
    • Write it
  2. Essential Question(s): Why is citing evidence important?

    Slide 2 - Essential Question(s): Why is citing evidence important?

    • By the end of the lesson, you should be able to:
    • Define constructed response
    • Understand the purpose of citing evidence when writing
    • Identify and explain the ACE writing strategy
    • Apply the ACE writing strategy and cite evidence when writing
    • State Standards:
    • E08.C.1.2 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.
    • Student Terms: Use evidence from the text when writing.
    • Lesson Objectives
  3. Vocabulary

    Slide 3 - Vocabulary

    • Constructed Response
    • Prompt
    • Cite Evidence
    • ACE Writing Strategy
    • Topic Sentence
    • Detail Sentence
    • Concluding Sentence
    • Let’s review our vocab terms, class!
  4. When you read a short passage, story, or an article and answer a question that asks you to write about that text, it is called a constructed response.

    Slide 4 - When you read a short passage, story, or an article and answer a question that asks you to write about that text, it is called a constructed response.

    • You can have constructed response questions in ANY of your classes.
    • English, Math, Social Studies, Science, Foreign Language, etc.
    • Science: What is the difference between El Niño and La Niña? Use 1-2 details from the article to support your answer.
    • English: What kind of girl was Goldilocks? Use 1-2 details from the text to support your answer.
    • Math: There are 29 NBL teams. Each team is allowed to have 12 active players and 3 on injured reserve. How many players are in the NBL at any one time?
    • Examples of constructed response questions:
    • Constructed Response
  5. A constructed response requires you to answer a prompt and write a paragraph(s), citing evidence from the text that you are reading.

    Slide 5 - A constructed response requires you to answer a prompt and write a paragraph(s), citing evidence from the text that you are reading.

    • What is a prompt?
    • What does it mean to cite evidence from the text?
    • Prompt: the question you will answer
    • Citing evidence means to use details and examples from the text that you are reading to support your thoughts and opinions.
    • Why is citing evidence important?
    • You are required to cite evidence from the text because it supports your thinking and shows that you fully understand the text that you are reading.
    • When you cite evidence from a text, this makes you a ROCK STAR of a writer!
    • Constructed Response
  6. Quick Review

    Slide 6 - Quick Review

    • Remember that when you answer a question, you are writing in paragraph form.
    • Therefore, your paragraph should include the following:
    • Topic sentence
    • 3-5 detail sentences
    • Concluding sentence
  7. ACE Writing Strategy

    Slide 7 - ACE Writing Strategy

    • Answer
    • The
    • Question
    • Cite
    • Evidence
    • From
    • the Text
    • Expand
    • Your
    • Answer
    • A
    • C
    • E
  8. Answer

    Slide 8 - Answer

    • The
    • Question
    • Goldilocks was a mischievous little girl.
    • Cite
    • Evidence
    • From
    • the Text
    • I know she was mischievous because the text describes how she broke into the Bears’ house, ate their food, and broke their chairs. That’s illegal and you could go to jail if you get caught.
    • Expand
    • Your
    • Answer
    • I think Goldilocks' mom is going to be angry when she gets home. Her mom will probably ground her too. I have been in this predicament before, and it’s not fun. Hopefully Goldilocks learned her lesson from this experience.
    • A
    • C
    • E
    • Prompt: What kind of girl was Goldilocks? Use 1-2 details from the text to support your answer.