Weaving Evidence into Texts

Reasoning with Evidence is a tricky matter. Knowing how to weave information, data and evidence (e.g., quotes, paraphrases, and summaries) into a text is a functional literacy requirement in the 21st century literacy.

Weaving the ideas and language of others into the fabric of your texts can be challenging: Across disciplines and professions, knowledge workers . . . need to be able to integrate evidence into their texts. This involves a variety of literacy competencies such as: