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Identifying the Merits of an Argument

English Language Arts, Grade 5

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Offspring animals are forever trapped in zoos. Judging the Merits of the Argument Evidence that supports Question or Statement Evidence that opposes Zoos educate people about animals. Should zoos be containing animals? Animals are not living in their own habitats. Zoos create an awareness for animal protection. Animals in captivity suffer from stress, boredom and confinement. Zoos protect endangered species. Breeding for baby animals may be to attract visitors. Zoos have breeding programs for protected and endangered animals. Zoos have high standards for treating animals. Some animals do not live as long in captivity. Zoos are a very popular destination. Zoos buy, sell and loan animals. Zoos allow for close up study of animals. Animals can be observed in their natural habitats. Zoos help rehabilitate sick or injured animals. There can be animal violence in zoos. COMMON CORE: COMMON CORE: STRATEGIES STRATEGIES Visit www.newpathlearning.com for Online Learning Resources. © Copyright MMXIII NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 91-4368 How do readers identify the merits of an argument?
Judging the Merits of the Argument Evidence that supports Question or Statement Evidence that opposes COMMON CORE: COMMON CORE: STRATEGIES STRATEGIES Visit www.newpathlearning.com for Online Learning Resources. © Copyright MMXIII NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 91-4368 Can you identify the merits of an argument?