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4.3.1 Writing and Supporting Claims with Evidence

Teachers support and give opportunities to students to develop their writing skills in both text types through instructional activities in the technical subject classroom linked directly to the specific technical subject written forms.

Students are expected to be able to write arguments and make claims, within the discipline-specific content and to be able to write informative or explanatory texts, including the narration of discipline-specific events, procedures and experiments, or technical processes.

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Setting the stage with humor

The following video, Argument Clinic, is an example of the importance of supporting claims with evidence. It is also a humorous way to introduce the topic of argumentative writing to educators, parents, and students.

Argument Clinic, Monty Python

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