This is a checklist to be used in any grade, outlining what classifies a claim, evidence, and warrants. The checklist identifies how a student knows they have produced a mathematical argument, explains what constitutes evidence and warrants, and includes chain of reasoning to aid in the flow of the argument.

Microsoft Word version: AllGrades_Checklist_ArgumentationQuestions

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The Parts of an Argument provides a both a poster and a template designed to highlight each piece of a powerful argument. The scaffolded template works well with the argumentation poster, as it uses the same graphics and helpful words. There is a space for the claim, evidence, and warrant. This scaffold would work well with any students working on argumentation.

Microsoft Word version: AllGrades_Checklist_PartsOfAnArgument

PDF version: AllGrades_Checklist_PartsOfAnArgument


This is a reflection sheet to aid in peer feedback and self-evaluation for any grade level. A table is provided, with focus areas and a range of times, from none of the time to all of the time. Students are to critique their own work and the work of their peers using the table.

Microsoft Word version: AllGrades_Checklist_PeerFeedback

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The Peer Feedback Comment Organizer is a template created for classmates to have an organized way to critique arguments written by their peers. Students are asked prompting questions that encourage them to think critically about their peers’ arguments in the categories of the claim, the evidence, the warrant, and the mechanics of the argument.

Microsoft Word version: AllGrades_Checklist_PeerFeedbackCommentOrganizer

PDF version: AllGrades_Checklist_PeerFeedbackCommentOrganizer