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1 Using reasons and evidence to support arguments

2 By the end of this lesson, you will be able to… RI.5.8 Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text, identifying which reasons and evidence support which point(s). Define an argument Identify the reasons and evidence for the argument in a text.

3 Many times authors write to share their opinions or arguments for a particular topic What is an argument? An argument involves the process of making a claim (point) and then proving it with the use of reasons and evidence.

4 Main Idea Author’s opinions Arguments = Evidence and reasons Evidence and reasons Evidence and reasons Key Details

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