Evaluating an Argument
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by Mrs. Harley
| 14 Questions
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What is the irrelevant evidence?
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Relevant evidence #1

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Relevant evidence #2

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Irrevelant evidence #1

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Irrelevant evidence #2

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What is the author's reasoning?

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What key details support her claim?

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What is one piece of irrelevant evidence?

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What evidence does the author provide to support her reasoning that money used for space programs should be used to address poverty?
A She acknowledges that exploring other worlds is inspiring for children.
B She presents facts to demonstrate that space program spending is excessive.
C She explains the importance of space research and exploration.
D She shows why reducing the nation's debt should be a priority.
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Explain how the answer choice you selected supports the author's reasoning.

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Notes:

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Which of the following statements best explains the author's claim?
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Which of the following statements is evidence supporting the author's reasoning that "people are turning away from traditional methods of reading"?
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Evaluate the author's argument about the state of print publishing. Explain whether the author backs up his claim with sound reasoning and relevant evidence. Use at least two details from the text in your response.

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