VIDEO: Teaching students to use textual evidence is a key component of the Common Core. Learn how to teach students to cite textual evidence, engage in collaborative discussions and draw evidence from literary text in preparation for writing.
Spin 'N Spot task cards are a handy and helpful tool for readers as they practice the essential, yet challenging skill of citing textual evidence. While reading, readers spin to one or more of the four prompts on a Spin 'N Spot task card.
This is the third PowerPoint in a series of four that I use to teach my students about Informative/Explanatory Writing. This presentation includes how to write the body paragraphs of an informative essay. Included: -What is a body paragraph -How to cite textual evidence -How to elaborate on your