Arguments: Making Claims & Using Evidence

Resource ID#: 137939 Primary Type: Original Student Tutorial


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Subject(s): English Language Arts
Grade Level(s): 6
Intended Audience: Students
Keywords: statistics, anecdotes, expert quotes, evidence, statistic, ELA, Grade 6, English, language arts, argumentation, arguments, claims, facts, statistics, interactive, tutorials, elearning, e-learning
Instructional Component Type(s): Original Student Tutorial

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