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 Class Schedule English 4
Rodin's Thinker
 

Jan. 21          Introduction

      Critical Thinking:  Ch. 1: What is Critical Thinking 3-17

      Critical Thinking,  Ex. 1, #1-15; Ex. 6; Ex. 9, 1-10; Ex. 11, 1-10

      Ex. 3, 5, and 14:  Prepare to be discussed in class.

              DO NOT DO THE MARKED EXERCISES IN ANY CHAPTER.

      Take Home Exercises

      First Assigned Essay

      Feb. 10    Critical Thinking, Ch. 3, Evaluating Informative Claims, pp. 79-106; Ex. 7; Ex. 8; Ex. 15

      Take Home Exercises

      Feb. 24   Critical Thinking, Ch. 4, Persuasion Through Rhetoric, pp. 117-132;

      Critical Thinking, Ex. 1; Ex. 2; Ex. 8; Writing exercise #!, p. 147

      Take Home Exercises

      In-Class Quiz  Chapters 1, 3 and 4

      Second Assigned Essay

       March 10  Critical Thinking Ch. 5, More rhetorical Devices, pp. 149-166; Ex. 1, (in class); Ex. 2, #1-10; Ex. 5,  #1-10

      March 19  Critical Thinking, Ch. 6,More Pseudoreasoing and Other Rhetorical Ploys, pp. 175-191; Ex. 2, #1-10; Ex. 3, #1-10; Ex. 4, 1-10; Ex. 6, 1-20, Ex. 9, 1-16

      Take Home Excercises

      In-Class Quiz Chapters 5 and 6

      Third Assigned Essay

      March 31  Critical Thinking, Ch. 11, Inductive Argument, pp. 381-405; Ex. 1, #1-10; Ex. 2, #1-10; Ex.4, #1-10; Ex. 13, #1-15

      Fourth Assigned Essay

      April 7  Deductive Reasoning:  Handouts

      Fifth Assigned Essay

      SPRING BREAK:  April 14-18

      April 25 Critical Thinking: Ch. 13, Moral Reasoning, pp. 418-430

      Film: Harrison Bergeron

      Handouts on gene therapy/genetic research

      Essay Six: The Final Exam

 

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