Module Overview: A thorough look at argumentative writing, tying it into the research project. A brief discussion on paragraphing and on logical fallacies in argument.
Module Learning Objectives: To learn how to write a successful argument with researched support and to write that essay effectively. To use paragraphs in an manner that supports audience understanding. To use logic in argument.
Readings: Argumentative Writing from online handbook:
Due Date: Nov. 16
Assignments: Identifying logical fallacies; Argumenative Essay with Research; Final journal entries.
Due Date: Nov. 21 (Fallacies); Dec. 5 (Essay); by Dec. 7 (Journal Entries).
Discussions: Political discourse.
Start Date: Nov. 11
End Date: Dec. 7