Lesson 1.18

Evaluating Claims/ Counterclaims, Refutations and Reasoning

(homework)

1- Watch the following video to hear about Counterclaims and Refutations:

**If you are having trouble viewing this YouTube video, click here, and see Attachments for today's lesson, to see the video in another format**

**What did you notice about the types of sentences that were used to create counterclaims in the video?

  • I like puppies, but she doesn't because she is allergic to dogs.

  • Although Bob does make a valid point about dog poop, he also fails to mention that most dogs can be easily potty-trained nowadays.

 

2- Now that you know about Counterclaims and Refutations and how to include them in your argument, you are ready for class tomorrow!