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Lesson 3: Making Counter Arguments

In this lesson students will review making strong claims, using evidence and reasoning

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Common Core State Standards (CCSS)


Introduce claim(s), acknowledge and distinguish the claim(s) from alternate or opposing claims, and organize the reasons and evidence logically.


Support claim(s) with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using accurate, credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the issue or text.

College, Career, and Civic Life Framework (C3)


Construct arguments using claims and evidence from multiple sources, while acknowledging the strengths and limitations of the arguments.

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