Model-Based Claims, Evidence & Reasoning

Grades K-2 / Science / Argumentation

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Lesson Objective

Root claims inside of a model


10 min

Questions to Consider

  • How do students use modeling and argumentation together?
  • How does Ms. Vaa encourage students to use each of the tools?
  • How does this practice differ from traditional CER?

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  • Sources of Evidence Cards.PDF

  • Student Model.PDF

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