Reflection: Student Ownership Errors in Reasoning: Weak References - Section 2: Modeling and Explaining Weak References


Students did not need front loading of information in order to come up with ideas on their own. Once they understood that they are creating non-examples of effective references, they were given permission to think unconventionally and differently.  I was pleased to observe the creativity in both text and illustrations to communicate student knowledge of errors in reasoning, as evident in the Weak Reference Student Sample.

  Student Ownership: Creativity
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Errors in Reasoning: Weak References

Unit 16: Errors in Reasoning Examined
Lesson 10 of 11

Objective: SWBAT write examples of opinions with errors in reasoning about a given topic.

Big Idea: Students use critical thinking skills to detect faulty logic in arguments. Non-examples help students learn, too!

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English / Language Arts, Writing, Reading, errors in reasoning, faulty logic, weak reference
  60 minutes
screen shot 2014 01 01 at 11 23 10 pm
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