Instructional video

Evaluate an argument by assessing the author's claims and evidence

teaches Common Core State Standards RI.8.8 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/8/8

Evaluate an argument by assessing the author's claims and evidence

In this lesson you will learn to evaluate the evidence an author presents by asking if an author’s claims are sufficient and reasonable. This lesson focuses on the article, "The Little Owls that Live Underground" from http://www.smithsonian.com