Prove a Point


11.R.1 – Evaluate, analyze, research/synthesize, and document inferences and conclusions drawn from in-depth critical
reading of appropriate texts and viewing of multimedia. Examine ideas, increasingly complex phenomena,
processes, and relationships within and across texts.


This lesson focuses on proving a point in writing. Higher-order thinking skills are necessary to prove your point when writing a critical and analytical work. Students will specifically learn how to differentiate facts from opinions and how to substantiate their arguments with verifiable evidence and supporting details.

During the lesson, the student will be able to:

  1. make inferences when reading a text by examining textual clues and drawing logical conclusions
  2. combine and contrast information from different sources
  3. distinguish between fact and opinion, fiction and nonfiction and supporting details
  4. analyze, synthesize, and evaluate information
  5. evaluate content presented in diverse media and formats

This lesson?s content is of high educational quality. It is designed with a model of a conceptualization, definitions, examples, practice exercises and test with different levels of complexity. In addition, it includes rubrics for an objective evaluation.


7 items in example section

36 items in exercise practice

32 items in test

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