Claims, Reasons, and Evidence Review
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by Lauren Beck
| 11 Questions
1
1 pt
Which of these words could also mean claim?
Point of view
Thesis
Main Idea
All of the above
2
1 pt
A claim is stated as a complete sentence that restates the question.
True
False
3
1 pt
A claim can likely be found in the introduction.
True
False
4
1 pt
Which of the following would be the best claim to use for this prompt?

Do you think it's more important for students to read fairy tales or science books? Why?
I think it is more important to read fairy tales.
Science books.
It's more important to read science books.
It is more important to read fairy tales than it is to read science books.
5
1 pt
Explain why you chose the answer you did to number 4.
6
1 pt
Opinions make good evidence.
True
False
7
1 pt
Which of the following is the BEST example of evidence?
There are a lot of really big rivers in the world.
Rivers are awesome.
The Nile is a really long river in Egypt.
The Nile, which is in Egypt, is 4,258 miles long.
8
1 pt
Which of the following is the WORST example of evidence?
There are a lot of really big rivers in the world.
Rivers are awesome.
The Nile is a really long river in Egypt.
The Nile, which is in Egypt, is 4,258 miles long.
9
1 pt
In an argument, the reasons explain why you need to believe a certain way. Reasons are the "because."
True
False
10
1 pt
Rewrite the following evidence so it is more exact:

People eat a lot of meat every year.
11
1 pt
You should avoid using personal pronouns such as "I", "me," "you," "we," and "us" in an argument essay.
True
False
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