- Reflect on the advantages and disadvantages of the three types of argumentation described in Chapter 7.
- When I ask you to begin, freewrite about your understanding of Classical, Rogerian, and Toulmin arguments.
- In order to begin to understand what you should be looking for in your research, you'll need to identify some possibilities for topics that could contain some controversy.
- Let's begin by using this site to get you started!
- Ok, now we need to do a little practice figuring out how to identify claims.
- Next, you'll be interviewing a classmate to get some practice exploring a topic!
- Start by writing a claim that defines your intent to follow up on your interests. For example: In five years, I should be publishing my first book.
- Then, have a classmate create 10 questions to discover more about your goal.
- These questions should help you determine what kind of information you need to seek in order to better understand the different aspects of your topic.
- Answer the questions your partner created for you and bring them to class, printed, on Wednesday.
- This counts as a homework grade!