Grade 8 Quiz Delineating a Speaker’s Argument & Evaluating Claims – SL.8.3

The standard CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.8.3 underscores the importance of critically analyzing a speaker’s argument and specific claims. This entails not only understanding the main points but also evaluating the robustness of the reasoning behind those points. It emphasizes discerning the relevancy and adequacy of evidence presented and spotting any irrelevant evidence that might be introduced.