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Argument Literacy in the History-Social Science Classroomn

This 10-hour program features discipline-specific attention to Common Core reading and writing skills. Specifically:
  • Identifying claims and analyzing the logic and evidence that supports them
  • Using chronology, cause & effect, compare/contrast, and argument to explain the past
  • Selecting evidence to marshal support for written explanations and arguments
  • Quoting, paraphrasing, and citing evidence 
  • Synthesizing information from multiple primary and secondary sources
  • Facilitating peer collaboration and review to develop and strengthen writing