Details and Evidence Worksheets To Print:
Drawing – Sometimes authors
expect some brain synapses to fire when you are reading their work.
Assertions – Let's make these words big, bolder, and just better.
Why the Dove is Timid – The author says that if the Indians are cowardly, then the spirit manito is angry. How does the author prove this point in the text?
Direct and Indirect Quotes – Read each sentence carefully. Write direct or indirect on the line. If it is a direct quote, add punctuation.
Drawing Conclusions – An author does not always tell us everything. Sometimes the author leaves out details on purpose.
Drawing Conclusions 2 – Read each sentence. What conclusion can you draw from the sentence? Explain your answer.
A Treasure Hunt – What evidence does the author provide that the third tree was big?
Research Carnival – Decide which resource if the best to use to answer each question. Spin the wheel!
An Old War Horse – When Captain says the sea voyage was "dreadful", is it an argument or an assertion? Explain your answer.