Academic Standard

Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts, using valid reasoning supported by relevant and sufficient evidence.
Initiative: 
Tennessee State Standards
Framework: 
English/Language Arts
Type: 
Standard
Code: 
TSS.ELA.9-10.W.TTP.1
Grade range: 
9 to 10
Groupings:
Cornerstone = Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts, using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence.
 
Elements within this Standard
 
Component
Introduce precise claim(s).
Develop claim(s) and counterclaim(s) fairly, supplying evidence for each claim and counterclaim while pointing out the strengths and limitations of both
Create an organization that establishes cohesion and clear relationships among claim(s), counterclaim(s), reasons, and evidence.
Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented.
Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to manage the complexity of the topic.
Establish and maintain a formal style and objective tone.
 
 
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Academic Lesson
 
Multiple content areas
Grades 609 - 612
Academic Unit
 
ELA / Literacy
Grades 609 - 610