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FALLACIES

FALLACIES

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Author: Alyssa Zorra
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Standard: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.9-10.3 Evaluate a speaker's point of view, reasoning, and use of evidence and rhetoric, identifying any fallacious reasoning or exaggerated or distorted evidence. 

Objective: Students will be able to better evaluate a speaker's point of view, reasoning, and use of evidence and rhetoric by being able to identify one of four fallacies that we will be learning about: Ad Hominem, Red Herring, Appeal to the people, and Straw Man Fallacies.

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Standard: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.9-10.3 Evaluate a speaker's point of view, reasoning, and use of evidence and rhetoric, identifying any fallacious reasoning or exaggerated or distorted evidence. 


Objective: Students will be able to better evaluate a speaker's point of view, reasoning, and use of evidence and rhetoric by being able to identify one of four fallacies that we will be learning about: Ad Hominem, Red Herring, Appeal to the people, and Straw Man Fallacies.


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Appeal to the People - Fallacy

Straw Man - Fallacy

Red Herring - Fallacy

Ad Hominem - Fallacy

Common Logical Fallacies

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Big Question

Create an Advertisement!

Make a Poster, Youtube Video, or Podcast.

Create an advertisement for a product of your choice using at least 2 of the fallacies you learned about and link it here in the comment section. Then submit a google.doc that lists the product you were advertising for, where the ad would appear, the fallacies that you used, and how they were used.