No class Nov. 1st. Next class will be Nov. 8th. A make-up class will be held Dec. 14th (Sat). Please watch for the official announcement.
- Write your draft 2 for your essay #4.
- Title of your email AND your document: AW2 Essay4 Draft2 Your Name
- I will send you some comments/suggestions in the next few days about your draft 1 (which you handed in today Oct. 25th).
- Discussion in small groups about essay #4 draft #1
- Review of Toulmin model of argumentation:
- Evidence (also called data or grounds)
- Warrant – often a general rule about how the world works
- Counter-argument (also called rebuttal)
- Importance of evidence in an academic essay. Some examples from news reports that make claims but provide no data to support them.
- p. 99 E Use argumentative language
- p. 100 Practice 5
- p. 106 Concluding statements
- Practice 8
- p. 107 Practice 9
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