This product provides a complete step by step guide for students on argumentative writing.
Each page is a worksheet and practice examples on the following terms as coined by Toulmin:
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This mini-unit provides both an introduction to and materials with which to practice the Toulmin Model of Argumentation. It is suitable for use in AP Language and Composition and other upper-level English courses, particularly those with a focus in argumentative writing.
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Includes a copy of the Toulmin model with definitions of elements of argument and an example of Toulmin analysis of a claim. The first section of the worksheet has students analyze a thesis statement to identify the assumption and backing that links the claim to its support and asks them to identify
This colorful powerpoint presents, with some humor I hope, a model for argument developed by Stephen Toulmin. I call it a "take no prisoners" model, because it is really not as much concerned with acknowledging every point of the opponent's argument as it is presenting the best evidence possible fo
Teaching argument to advanced placement students and college freshmen is an difficult task even with the best textbook. These handouts make the Toulmin model more accessible. There are two outlines of how the Toulmin argument is formulated and one handout that makes the terms of the model digesti
Introduce proper body paragraph structure and introducing textual evidence with this easy to follow guide. Models a proper paragraph using the TOULMIN MODEL OF ARGUMENTATION.
I have broken down a body paragraph into Claim, Evidence, Warrant, Extension and demonstrated how to construct a body parag
A simplified version of the Toulmin Model of argument writing. Use it as a handout for student binders, a graphic organizer for prewriting, or a classroom poster! This model is completely aligned to the Common Core Standards!
This slightly revised model of rational argument adds a backbone of the scientific method and also replaces Qualifier with Counter-Claim (per Purdue OWL). Slow-animated GIF highlights/describes argument parts and how they work together to persuade a critical thinker. You can test your argument essay
This is a quick graphic organizer that I use with my students when teaching Stephen Toulmin's model of reasoning. This 1-page organizer helps students understand the 3 basic components of Toulmin's model, which I find easier for them to begin with rather than attempting all 6 parts of the model. F
This handout walks students through how to analyze an editorial with an emphasis on the Toulmin method. It ends by asking students to craft an analytical statement about the rhetoric in an editorial, including some model statements. The activity helps students enhance their ability to understand and
Do you want to help your students deconstruct an argument? This handout will help you break down the essential elements of an argument and is based on the Toulmin method. This 11 page handout includes student handouts and two exemplars to model how to analyze an argument. British Philosopher, Steph
Basic components of the Toulmin Argument model. The example provided is about increasing tuition at TCC (the school where I teach), but the example could easily be modified to anything relevant to students.
Presentation is short and simple but includes all basic Toulmin components. Good for introd
For social studies courses, we use the Toulmin Model for argumentative writing. This is the homework sheet I give 3x a week. Students are given 5 prompts to chose from and then must pick 3 to answer using the Toulmin model.Graphic organizer for students to write:PromptThesisTopic sentence of 1st par
This packet contains a basic diagram based on Stephen Toulmin's Argument Model. It has a sample sentence and shows how it meets the requirements of Toulmin's model with an explanation of each component of the model. It will make teaching logical argument user friendly.
The purpose of this mini-unit is to guide students through Types of Argument, Toulmin's Model of Argument, and Writing an Argumentative Essay all through the guise of studying Tupac's controversial maybe-death-maybe-faked-death situation. Comprised of six lessons intended for use in a 100-minute in
This power points goes over the basics of asking questions and challenging, logic, the Toulmin model, and effective arguing. There are lots of visuals, analogies, and examples to help students understand these concepts. There is an activity at the end allowing students to apply what they have learne
This is a resource for teaching argumentative writing in the 6th grade ELA classroom. It uses the Toulmin model of argumentation to teach clear, easy-to-understand argument writing format. This packet includes a worksheet and graphic organizers, as well as an assignment that can be done in-class or
Students choose a social issue, research it via databases, create a works cited page, outline their argument with the Toulmin Model of Argumentation and create an informative/persuasive brochure. Rubric and outline template included.
This in-depth 65-question exam covers a variety of areas under the umbrella of critical thinking -- Aristotelian, Rogerian and Toulmin Argumentative Models, the Science of Persuasion, Kohlberg's Moral Reasoning Theory, Propagandist Techniques, Logical Fallacies, and Rhetorical Strategies. The exam a
After students wrote an argument essay concerning education, I noticed many did not use warrants. This lesson focuses on the assumption or warrant of the Toulmin model because many students need clarification on this difficult task.
This is a handout and lesson plan with possible student responses.
This smartnotebok files identifies the critical elements to include as students are writing their Argumentative Essays. The presentation is designed to work as a companion document to: