Reading and Writing Skills Module: Determining Textual Evidence

This Self-Learning Module (SLM) is prepared so that you, our dear learners, can continue your studies and learn while at home. Activities, questions, directions, exercises, and discussions are carefully stated for you to understand each lesson.

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This module exposes students on how to develop their writing ability through determining textual evidence to validate assertions and counterclaims made about a text read. The learner will be able to understand the relationship of a written text and the context in which it was developed.

This contains the ways on how to determine and use textual evidence to validate assertions and counterclaims of the text read.

It is expected that at the end of this module the learner must be able to write a critique of a selected text based on its claim/s, context, and properties as a written material.

At the end of this module, the learners are expected to:

  • gather textual evidence in support of an assertion about a text;
  • make inferences using the given details;
  • use textual evidence to formulate claims and counterclaims; and
  • formulate claims and counterclaims.

Reading and Writing Skills Quarter 4 Self-Learning Module: Determining Textual Evidence


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