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Helping you write!!!!

Know about…
Claim and evidence

What is a claim?

A statement or an assertion that something is true. It is typical that an


evidence or proof is NOT provided.
Know about…
Claim and evidence

What is an evidence?

Available facts or information indicating whether a belief or proposition


is true or valid.
Know about…
Claim, evidence and reason

What is a reason?
Reason is a cause, explanation, or justification for an action or event.
Know about…
claim, evidence and reason
Why should you write an answer for GP using
‘claim, evidence and Reason..?’

By doing so, you make an argument or explanation convincing!!!!

Remember? All GP question papers have questions that ask you


about ‘ testing claim’, ‘use of evidence’ , or ‘how reasonable an
argument is?’
Know about…
claim, evidence and reason
Why should you write an answer for GP using
‘claim, evidence and Reason..?’

Here are a few questions to ask yourselves before


you start writing….

1. What are some possible claims?


2. Where will you look for your evidence?
3. What reasons show that this is good evidence?
Know about…
claim, evidence and reason

What writing words will you want to


include?
1. Because
2. Sequencing words: first, second, third
3. “Uncertainty” words: usually, generally;
suggests, indicates
4. Therefore
5. If… Then…
6. However
Know about…
claim, evidence and reason

“Therefore”: connects reasoning to the claim


Here is a task for you…!
Make a claim and use ‘therefore’ to
connect your reason to your claim?
Know about…
claim, evidence and reason
‘If…Then…’ helps you say what you would predict to happen

Here is another task for you…!


Come up with a ‘ if….then…………
However,…….’
Pointers/rubric on how to answer questions based on
claim, evidence and reason
CLAIM EVIDENCE REASONING
1 Does not make a claim Does not provide evidence Does not provide a reason[s]
2 Makes an inaccurate claim The evidence does not support the claim. Provides inappropriate/irrelevant
Provides inappropriate/irrelevant evidence reason
3 Makes an accurate but an Provides relevant/appropriate but insufficient Provides appropriate/relevant but
incomplete claim evidence to support the claim. inadequate/insufficient/ incomplete
reasoning. Not all evidence is
accounted for.
4 Makes an accurate and Provides relevant/appropriate and sufficient Provides appropriate/relevant
complete claim evidence to support the claim. adequate/sufficient/ complete
reasoning that connects the
evidence to the claim. Provides valid
evidence [ as an expert/ any expert’s
testimony/ valid data/ relevant data/
verifiable facts etc] is/ are given to
explain why the evidence supports
the claim.
A recap…..!!!![ basic PEEL]
• Introduce/identify precise claim(s), distinguish the claim(s) from
alternate or opposing claims, and create an organization[ use a quick graphic
organizer, if needed] that establishes clear relationships among the
claim(s), counterclaims, reasons, and evidence.

• Develop claim(s) and counterclaims fairly, supplying data and


evidence for each while pointing out the strengths and limitations of
both claim(s) and counterclaims in a
discipline/topic/issue‐appropriate form and in a manner that
anticipates the audience’s knowledge level and concerns.
For a fully developed reason
[ a well developed/fully PEELED]..!
• Introduce precise, knowledgeable claim(s), establish the significance
of the claim(s), distinguish the claim(s) from alternate or opposing
claims, and create an organization that logically sequences the
claim(s), counterclaims, reasons, and evidence.

• Develop claim(s) and counterclaims fairly and thoroughly, supplying


the most relevant data and evidence for each while pointing out the
strengths and limitations of both claim(s) and counterclaims in a
discipline‐appropriate form that anticipates the audience’s
knowledge level, concerns, values, and possible biases and or vested
interests.
Come prepared for your next class!!!Read through this PPT and make
your own notes…and remember to get you notebooks and pencil
boxes!!!
THE GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES SESSIONS [ IN THE TERM AHEAD ] IS
LOOKING FOR SELF MOTIVATED, AWARE, REASON SEEKING, PROBLEM
SOLVERS AND FUTURE LEADERS OF THE WORLD? …..Those who want
to make a difference …

ARE YOU THE ONE ???


References
• Keeley Laycock; Cambridge IGCSE and O level, Global Perspectives, course book for examinations fro 2018 onwards
• HowDoYouKnowThat- HelpingstudentsWrietAboutClaimsandEvidence_12-12-2012(1).pdf.adobe [ NSTA web seminars ,
Live interactive learning @ your desktops - Presented by: Jodi Wheeler-Toppen]