Knowing the answer is one thing...but being able to justify your thinking by citing text is an entirely different type of skill. Ta...

Citing Text Evidence in 6 Steps

Knowing the answer is one thing...but being able to justify your thinking by citing text is an entirely different type of skill. Ta...

This blog post is full of practical ideas you can use now, to teach your students to justify their answers using the text. Help your students reading comprehension grow by citing text evidence.

Citing Text Evidence in 6 Steps

This blog post is full of practical ideas you can use now, to teach your students to justify their answers using the text. Help your students reading comprehension grow by citing text evidence.

Read how one teacher has found success helping her students learn to justify their answers using specific parts of the text.

Upper Elementary Snapshots

Read how one teacher has found success helping her students learn to justify their answers using specific parts of the text.

One of the shifts of the common core is "Reading, writing and speaking grounded in evidence from text, both literary and informational."  Is it always warranted that a student cite using MLA format?  No.  Teaching students how to informally cite text to support what is explicitly stated and to support inferences is very important as they analyze texts for multiple purposes.

One of the shifts of the common core is "Reading, writing and speaking grounded in evidence from text, both literary and informational." Is it always warranted that a student cite using MLA format? No. Teaching students how to informally cite text to support what is explicitly stated and to support inferences is very important as they analyze texts for multiple purposes.

Citing text evidence chart. Will give a copy to past in my ELL and Special Ed students' interactive science journal.

Citing text evidence chart. Will give a copy to past in my ELL and Special Ed students' interactive science journal.

LESS writing MORE skill practice! See how my students mastered locating evidence from within a text in my blogpost here!

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LESS writing MORE skill practice! See how my students mastered locating evidence from within a text in my blogpost here!

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