Understanding & Creating Arguments of Fact

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This lesson teaches the genre of arguments of fact. Students will learn to recognize and analyze the components of an argument of fact using a shared reading (assigned for homework the previous night). Then students will apply their knowledge in the creation of an argument of fact through an in-class group activity.

Learning Outcomes

  • Complicate our understanding of “facts,” contextualizing this in a discussion of “fake news”
  • Recognize the components of an effective argument of fact
  • Uncover keyword search strategies during the research phase of argument creation
  • Replicate the process of creating an argument of fact
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