• Week of 4/13

    Monday: Last day of spring break!

    Office Hours: Wednesday, 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. and Friday, 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

    Tuesday

    1. Read through the paper requirements and the rubric. Please note that we will take a formal tone, but you can also write in the 1st person in this assignment.

    Position paper information

    2. Complete the lesson over organization. The powerpoint slides below include all the lessons for this week.

     Planning the position paper

    3. Begin outlining ideas for your paper. Please consult the outline requirements in the position paper handout. Use the daily lessons to help you plan your paper.

    Wednesday

    1. Complete the lesson over balancing appeals. See the powerpoint slides from Tuesday. Also, read through this handout that reviews the 3 persuasive appeals i argument.

    Three Appeals in Argument

    2. Work on outlining your paper.

    Thursday

    1. Complete the lesson over addressing the opposition. See the powerpoint slides from Tuesday. Also, read through these examples to see what addressing the opposition looks like in practice.

    Addressing the opposition in practice

    2. Work on outlining your paper.

    Friday

    1. Complete the lesson about logical fallacies and biased, unethical language and claims. See the powerpoint slides from Tuesday. Use the handout below to look more closely at logical fallacies. Completing the activity is not required.

    Logical fallacies

    2. Finish outlining your paper and share the Word doc today. The outline is worth 10 points.