Tools for Reading, Writing, and Thinking
Claim #1 – (Reading) Students can read closely and analytically to comprehend a range of increasingly complex literary and informational texts.
Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis (from reading standard 1)

    Text-dependent questions article:
    Guide to creating text-dependent questions:
    Text-dependent Question Module:
    Model Lesson (Gettysburg Address)
    Strategies for ELA and Math:

Claim #2 – (Writing) Students can produce effective and well-grounded writing for a range of purposes and audiences.
Write arguments focused on discipline-specific content (from writing standard 1)

    Appendix C of Common Core Standards: Samples of student writing:
    Making evidence-based claims (model lessons):
    Helping student make evidence-based claims in Science:
    So you think you can argue lesson:
    The power of New Media (9th grade unit)
    Teaching argument writing:

Claim #3 – (Speaking and Listening) Students can employ effective speaking and listening skills for a range of purposes and audiences.
Claim #4 – (Research/Inquiry) Students can engage in research / inquiry to investigate topics, and to analyze, integrate, and present information.