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7th Grade - Support or Oppose an Argument


Determine the relevance and quality of evidence given to support or oppose an argument. 0701.5.6

Links verified on 6/2/2014

  1. The Art of Argument and Persuasion - lesson plan - understanding the forces that shape their ideas and opinions, and work in reshaping their arguments so that truth and reason are evident. [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.] A lesson plan can be found at this site
  2. Components of an Argument - outline format of structure of argument with definitions An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format This link includes something for the teacher to print
  3. Identifying and Formulating Arguments - article with examples and explanations
  4. Persuasive Arguments - lesson plan - Each group member is given an argument and presents it to group members to discuss and generate ideas for persuasion. Students then independently write argument, defending their position. A lesson plan can be found at this site
  5. Premise and Conclusion Indicator Words - Words that introduce or appear in an argument premise
  6. Self Test on Logic Concepts - quiz with answers This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding

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