Textual Evidence

Provide specific strategies & practice for students to learn how to extract evidence from texts.
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Remain neutral when asking How do you know?
The teacher has two jobs during text-based conversations: probing for evidence and staying neutral. Teachers must probe for evidence while remaining neutral.
a whiteboard with writing on it that says,'stepping up the evidence '
Stepping up the Evidence! 3-8 Anchor Chart
Great Step-by-step anchor chart for citing evidence and making inferences. Interesting blog from Dr. Roz Linder.
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Digging in to Find Evidence
Great activity to get students to dig into the text to "show me the evidence."
an evidence based terms poster on the floor
Anchor Chart Academy
Evidence-Based Terms for Constructed Response
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Digging in to Find Evidence
Great lesson on Digging in to Find Evidence
two bookmarks with the words evidence and evidence
Show me the Evidence Bookmark
four pieces of paper with the names of different characters on them, all stacked together
Get in the Fold!
Get in the Fold! Evidence foldable
the best connections bring you back to the text
Engaging Literacy
Text-to-self poster that focuses on how connections should lead right back into the text--especially important to emphasize in order to broaden connections beyond self to other texts and the world.
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Thinkin' About Dad
Character analysis: Change the "collar" design based on illustration. Write textual evidence on outside and inferential evidence/personal connection to character motivation on the inside.
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6 Traits of Writing - Reading - Professional Development
Kristina Smekens reminds teachers the importance of "Bringing it Back to the Book." Going back to the text for specific evidence requires close reading, note taking, extending student thinking, and taking a stance.
Require textual evidence to show character traits in both literature and informational text. What are the character's or person's personality traits? What statements made by the individual help to show specific character qualities? Show Character, Character Qualities, Teaching Language, Physical Characteristics, Teaching Language Arts, Character Traits, Middle School Teachers
6 Traits of Writing | Professional Development by Smekens Education - Get Creative with Crafty Creamer Characters
Require textual evidence to show character traits in both literature and informational text. What are the character's or person's personality traits? What statements made by the individual help to show specific character qualities?
the words yes, me author author me are in red and black on a white background
Teach constructed-response writing to boost test success
Constructed responses on standardized reading assessments require students to provide textual evidence. Here's a simple formula that works.
the gold coin chart is posted on a bulletin board in front of a white wall
Teacher created chart to highlight internal and external character changes. Students had to provide textual evidence to support.
a bulletin board with sticky notes attached to it and the words explain why the setting is important to the story
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Exit-ticket strategy for accountability--this example specific to each student providing textual evidence to show the importance of the setting.