Common Core Instruction: Developing a Claim Using Two Informational Texts

Common Core Instruction: Developing a Claim Using Two Informational Texts

Common Core Instruction: Developing a Claim Using Two Informational Texts

This ELA Common Core lesson features seventh grade students from Unadilla Valley Central School in New Berlin, NY. The lesson focuses on ELA Standards RI.7.1, RI.7.9, and W.7.1, Students work in pairs and individually to analyze two rigorous informational texts in order to make a claim about the power of information. Teacher Stacey Brotherton has high expectations for her students and consistently gives them constructive feedback throughout the lesson.