Claim – Evidence – Reasoning - MAISD CCSS: Literacy in Science

Claim – Evidence – Reasoning
Article Analysis Template
Title of Article: _____________________________________________________________________________
Author(s): _____________________________________
Date of Article: ____________________________
CLAIM: (What is the claim that the author is making?)
REASONING: (Along the arrows, describe the author’s reasoning from evidence to the claim; additional lines may be
drawn if needed.)
EVIDENCE: (such as facts, data, etc.)
ASSUMPTIONS: (made by author but not
supported in this article by evidence)
ADDITIONAL & EXTRANEOUS FACTS: (interesting, but not
necessarily needed to support claim)
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