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Lesson Title Extended Response
Unit Title
NRS Level Level 4
Length of Lesson 120 minutes
Lesson Purpose

Skills like being able to analyze various types of media as well as comparing and contrasting are important in today’s workplace.

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Lesson Objectives

At the end of this lesson, students will be able to: 

·         identify an argument’s central claim

·         distinguish between two main kinds of support: reasons and evidence

·         identify counterarguments to a writer’s positon and explain their purpose

·         differentiate between reasons that are specific and relevant to a claim and those that are not

·         identify fallacies of logic in arguments

·         weigh arguments to decide which are better supported and why

Student Target

“I can analyze an argument and write a response.”

CCR Standards
  • Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts, using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence.

Lead CCR Level Specific Standards
Supporting CCR Level Specific Standards
KYAE Employability Standards
  • E.5 Utilize resources responsibly.

  • E.7 Accurately analyze information and respond appropriately.