Are your students struggling with writing their claim evidence reasoning? Do they have difficulty interpreting and analyzing graphs, diagrams, and data tables? These claim evidence reasoning activities are great for introducing and practicing CER.
Plus, this bundle comes with teacher presentations that will guide the student through breaking down the problems, analyzing data tables, diagrams, and graphs, and putting it all together in a claim evidence reasoning scientific explanation. These presentations are only found in the bundle.
Start with the crime scene investigation to introduce claim evidence reasoning in a fun and engaging way and then have them analyze and interpret various graphs, diagrams, and data tables with claim evidence reasoning practice problems.
What students are doing during these claim evidence reasoning activities:
✴️ Interpreting data and diagrams
✴️ Organizing evidence from the data
✴️ Identifying key details from the passage
✴️ Explaining the evidence using their own knowledge and details from the passage
✴️ Answering the question with a claim
✴️ Supporting their claim with evidence
✴️ Justifying their evidence
✴️ checking their work with a self-assessment checklist and rubric
What teachers like you are saying about these claim evidence reasoning activities
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐”Always looking for CER activities that i can just quickly upload”
⭐⭐⭐⭐”My kids really enjoyed this activity. It was great to watch their minds work through it.”
⭐⭐⭐⭐ “”This resource kicks butt for teaching all of my students how to use the CER structure. From my almost no-English speaking students to my native English speakers, this has been invaluable in structuring their response to informational writing and claims. Thank you!””
These activities will help students master writing scientific explanation summaries and support their claims with evidence from graphs, diagrams,and data tables and then linking the evidence with reasoning from background knowledge and key details from the passages.
Comes with language support, in the form of graphic organizers and sentence frames. Plus a generic rubric to help you grade students’ CERs and a self-assessment checklist. This is great for integrating the Common Core into your science class.
included in this claim evidence reasoning activity product:
✅ 33 experiments and studies to analyze
✅ Simple one-page background information sheet to explain the topics
✅ Four different scientific explanation summary templates
✅ Grading rubric
✅ Student Self-assessment checklist
✅ Graphic organizers
✅ Sentence frames for those that need extra support
✅ BONUS: Teacher guided presentation to help students go through and answer the practice questions ONLY available if you buy the bundle