Argument and Persuasion: Activities, Printables, Graphic Organizers, Assessments is a collection of materials I have developed and used to target the Common Core standard ELACC8RI8: Delineate and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is sound and the evidence is relevant and sufficient; recognize when irrelevant evidence is introduced.
The materials include:
Detailed definitions and explanations of
Activities for the following:
persuasive techniques graphic organizer
exploring examples from media
inductive vs. deductive reasoning
types of faulty reasoning
elements of an argument
analyzing The Gettysburg Address as an argument
evaluating evidence for fallacies
evaluating evidence graphic organizer
fact vs. opinion
biased vs. unbiased
A variety of assessments are included with keys.
Key vocabulary is included with definitions.
The materials are designed to enhance your instruction of argument, persuasion, and propaganda.
Argument and Persuasion: Activities and More
by Dianne Watson
is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License