Evidence-based responses support claims with evidence from a variety of sources including texts – print and digital – listening, viewing and observing. Providing sufficient relevant detail is an important consideration when aligning to the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts/Literacy (CCSS for ELA/Literacy).
These resources, developed in Maine and by others outside the state, are provided as a courtesy to schools and districts implementing the CCSS for ELA/Literacy and are not an endorsement of any one method or approach.
- Literacy Links—February 2013 Edition. This Maine Department of Education newsletter focuses on evidence-based responses and writing from sources.
- Hunt Video—Writing to Inform & Make Arguments. A short video from the Hunt Institute.
- Teaching Channel Videos on Writing From Textual Evidence:
- Achieve the Core Tools: