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1 Chapter 2 Writing an Argumentative Essay 9-10 Writing Companion © Perfection Learning ® Reproduction permitted for classroom use only. 1 Read the following passage and follow the directions given. Activity 2B Identifying Support for Claims (p. 19) The number of school-age children who spoke a language other than English at home rose from 4.7 to 11.2 million between 1980 and 2009, or from 10 to 21 percent of the population in this age range. The percentage of school-age children who spoke a language other than English at home and spoke English with difficulty increased from 4 to 7 percent between 1980 and 2000, and then decreased to 5 percent in Source: Adapted from the United States Department of Education, National Center for Educational Statistics.

2 Chapter 2 Writing an Argumentative Essay 9-10 Writing Companion © Perfection Learning ® Reproduction permitted for classroom use only. 2 Read the following passage and follow the directions given. Activity 2B Identifying Support for Claims (p. 19) The number of school-age children who spoke a language other than English at home rose from 4.7 to 11.2 million between 1980 and 2009, or from 10 to 21 percent of the population in this age range. The percentage of school-age children who spoke a language other than English at home and spoke English with difficulty increased from 4 to 7 percent between 1980 and 2000, and then decreased to 5 percent in Source: Adapted from the United States Department of Education, National Center for Educational Statistics. 1. Underline a phrase or sentence in the text that supports this claim: “The United States became more ethnically diverse in the late 1900s and early 2000s.”

3 Chapter 2 Writing an Argumentative Essay 9-10 Writing Companion © Perfection Learning ® Reproduction permitted for classroom use only. 3 Read the following passage and follow the directions given. Activity 2B Identifying Support for Claims (p. 19) The number of school-age children who spoke a language other than English at home rose from 4.7 to 11.2 million between 1980 and 2009, or from 10 to 21 percent of the population in this age range. The percentage of school-age children who spoke a language other than English at home and spoke English with difficulty increased from 4 to 7 percent between 1980 and 2000, and then decreased to 5 percent in Source: Adapted from the United States Department of Education, National Center for Educational Statistics. 1. Underline a phrase or sentence in the text that supports this claim: “The United States became more ethnically diverse in the late 1900s and early 2000s.”

4 Chapter 2 Writing an Argumentative Essay 9-10 Writing Companion © Perfection Learning ® Reproduction permitted for classroom use only. 4 Read the following passage and follow the directions given. Activity 2B Identifying Support for Claims (p. 19) The number of school-age children who spoke a language other than English at home rose from 4.7 to 11.2 million between 1980 and 2009, or from 10 to 21 percent of the population in this age range. The percentage of school-age children who spoke a language other than English at home and spoke English with difficulty increased from 4 to 7 percent between 1980 and 2000, and then decreased to 5 percent in Source: Adapted from the United States Department of Education, National Center for Educational Statistics. 1. Underline a phrase or sentence in the text that supports this claim: “Changes in school programs and technology in the early 2000s helped immigrant students learn to speak English.”

5 Chapter 2 Writing an Argumentative Essay 9-10 Writing Companion © Perfection Learning ® Reproduction permitted for classroom use only. 5 Read the following passage and follow the directions given. Activity 2B Identifying Support for Claims (p. 19) The number of school-age children who spoke a language other than English at home rose from 4.7 to 11.2 million between 1980 and 2009, or from 10 to 21 percent of the population in this age range. The percentage of school-age children who spoke a language other than English at home and spoke English with difficulty increased from 4 to 7 percent between 1980 and 2000, and then decreased to 5 percent in Source: Adapted from the United States Department of Education, National Center for Educational Statistics. 1. Underline a phrase or sentence in the text that supports this claim: “Changes in school programs and technology in the early 2000s helped immigrant students learn to speak English.”


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