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WHAT'S WRONG WITH MY ESSAY? (It's full of non sequiturs) FREE ONE SHEET

WHAT'S WRONG WITH MY ESSAY? (It's full of non sequiturs) FREE ONE SHEET
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WHAT'S WRONG WITH MY ESSAY?
(It's full of non sequiturs.)

When students first attempt to write essays involving critical thinking and textual analysis they stumble in a myriad of ways, but I have discovered that there are certain issues that arise again and again. A common stumbling block in writing coherent argumentative essays relates to an inability to understand and facilitate sound logical reasoning. Essays are often riddled with logical fallacies. This series of units will review many of the more common logical fallacies and explain how to avoid them. This free unit is one part of a larger unit on TpT.


YOU WILL FIND THE COMPLETE UNIT HERE:
WHAT'S WRONG WITH MY ESSAY? (It's full of non sequiturs.)

You will find my first and third WHAT'S WRONG WITH MY ESSAY units here:

WHAT'S WRONG WITH MY ESSAY? (It's full of assertions.)

WHAT'S WRONG WITH MY ESSAY? (There are missing and misplaced apostrophes.)

My combined unit is here:
WHAT'S WRONG WITH MY ESSAY? (COMBINED)

Another way to help students understand textual analysis and logical reasoning is to participate in shared inquiry through Socratic Seminars. I have two units on Socratic Seminars. You will find them here:

Socratic Seminar (THE REPUBLIC)

Socratic Seminar (ANY TEXT)


Keywords: essays; essay writing; High School; Non-fiction; Textual Analysis; Critical Reading; Higher Order Thinking; History; social studies; ELA; Literature; logic; study guide

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Total Pages
4 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
Lifelong tool
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