The definition of what makes someone an expert is changing. They search for expertise in Wikipedia's pages, and they find it, but what they're looking for -- what they call expertise -- uses different signals to project itself. Expertise, to these researchers, isn't who a writer is but what a writer knows, as measured by what they read online.
These bookmarks are a great resource to use when teaching author's claim! Included on the bookmark is the definition of what a claim is, definitions of valid and invalid claims, and the following types of evidence: Quote Description Statistic Fact Connection SpeculationThese bookmarks were created to use with my Claims and Evidence Task CardsHappy teaching! :)
This fun FREE Springtime packet includes 9 idioms related to bugs in a matching worksheet, as well as some suggested extension activities. It also includes a cute butterfly activity to draw or write the definition of what the idiom sounds like it means vs.