Analyzing Arguments Directions: Using the stories, “The Three Little Pigs” and “Defendant Testifies,” complete the chart below. “The Three Little Pigs” Claim What is this test’s primary claim? Reasons/ Evidence List the evidence or reasons to support the claim Counter claim Does the text state the other side? If so, what is it? Rebuttal How does the text show that the counter claim is wrong? Reliability How reliable does this text seem to you? “Defendant Testifies” Based on your analysis, write a Claim, Evidence, Reasoning (CER) short answer for whether the wolf should be charged for his crime. (prompt) Be sure to: Write a clear claim. Include embedded text evidence. Give your reasons why your evidence proves your claim. Example: From Pharrell’s “Happy” Why is the singer happy? The singer is happy because he knows that happiness is important in his life. He invites listeners to join him in clapping if they too know that “happiness is the truth.” These lines show that happiness is important because everyone can agree that truth is important.