Survey & Discussion On Cheating

Claims and Evidence

Work Time

Share and respond to your classmates’ ideas.

Take notes about the claims, counterclaims, reasons, and evidence that your classmates noted in the article. Create a Claims and Evidence chart and use to organize your ideas.

  • What do you notice about the organization of the article? How does the author organize the information?
  • What are the claims the writer makes? How does she support these claims?
  • What does the author say about widespread cheating at Stuyvesant?
  • What does the author say about teachers’ sympathy for students?
  • What does the author say about cheating increasing in upper grades?
  • What other claims does she make?