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Logical Fallacy Court
Learn about logical fallacies in this one-time class! Identify them in real world scenarios, then use your knowledge to argue against them in a mock court case!
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This class will serve as an introduction to logical fallacies. Students will practice identifying logical fallacies in a variety of arguments and scenarios. They will discuss the logical fallacies, identifying where and how they use bad reasoning. The students will then engage in a mock court case revolving around Mr. Floss, alleged candy store thief. They must use their newfound knowledge of logical fallacies to defend Mr. Floss against a prosecutor's fallacious arguments. The class will...
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.9-10.8 is a common core standard in English Language Arts for grades 9-10: "Delineate and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is valid and the evidence is relevant and sufficient; identify false statements and fallacious reasoning." Through this course a student will be able to: Identify six logical fallacies. Evaluate the reasoning behind the arguments, and explain why the reasoning is faulty.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.9-10.8 is a common core standard in English Language Arts for grades 9-10: "Delineate and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is valid and the evidence is relevant and sufficient; identify false statements and fallacious reasoning." With a bachelors degree in English Literature, I am prepared to address the common core standards covered in English Language Arts. It is an important skill to be able to identify logical fallacies when approaching a variety of topics and exercises in an English course.
A one page list of logical fallacies will be provided digitally for students to refer to throughout class.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
50 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Amanda MarshallB.A English, ESL Teacher, Lover of Language!
4 total reviews
3 completed classes
Hello, it's so nice to meet you! My name is Mrs. Marshall, and I love everything to do with language! My specialty is in the English language, so my classes will mostly focus on my expertise in this subject. I have a Bachelors degree in English,...