This lesson presentation provides the foundational vocabulary and processes necessary for students to understand the nature of argumentation. The focus is on defining argumentation and contrasting it with persuasion, as well as differences in topic, claim, and opinion. Students will work to choose and refine a topic. Examples and explanations are included and should be supplemented with Lesson 1 worksheet: Choosing and refining a topic for students to be able to fully interact with the lesson.
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