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Unit 7 Overview: Successful and Unsuccessful Arguments

1 min readโ€ขfebruary 26, 2023

Sylvia Rodriguez

Sylvia Rodriguez


AP English Languageย โœ๐Ÿฝ

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Introduction

  • Definition of argument
  • Importance of understanding successful and unsuccessful arguments
  • Objectives of the unit

Understanding Arguments

  • Components of an argument: claim, evidence, reasoning, and counterargument
  • Different types of arguments: deductive, inductive, and causal
  • Rhetorical appeals: ethos, logos, and pathos
  • The role of ethos, logos, and pathos in persuasive writing

Successful Arguments

  • Characteristics of a successful argument
  • Using ethos, logos, and pathos effectively
  • Supporting evidence and reasoning
  • Addressing counterarguments and alternative perspectives

Unsuccessful Arguments

  • Characteristics of an unsuccessful argument
  • Common flaws in arguments, such as:
  • The impact of fallacies and other flaws on the credibility and persuasiveness of an argument

Analyzing and Evaluating Arguments

  • Techniques for analyzing and evaluating arguments
  • Critically examining arguments in written texts, visual media, and oral presentations
  • Applying the criteria for successful and unsuccessful arguments to real-world examples

Applying Knowledge of Successful and Unsuccessful Arguments

  • Using the criteria for successful and unsuccessful arguments in writing and oral arguments
  • Creating arguments that are well-supported, well-reasoned, and effectively address counterarguments
  • Evaluating the arguments of others and recognizing flaws and weaknesses
    Summary of key points and learning objectives
    Importance of understanding and using the criteria for successful and unsuccessful arguments in real-world contexts
    Reflection on personal growth and development in analyzing and constructing arguments.
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๐Ÿค”Exam Skills
๐Ÿฅ‡Unit 1 โ€“ Claims, Reasoning, & Evidence
๐Ÿ—‚๏ธUnit 2 โ€“ Organizing Information for a Specific Audience
๐Ÿ‘€Unit 3 โ€“ Perspectives & How Arguments Relate
๐Ÿ”šUnit 4 โ€“ How writers develop arguments, intros, & conclusions
๐ŸŽ€Unit 5 โ€“ How a writer brings all parts of an argument together
๐Ÿ‘ฅUnit 6 โ€“ Position, Perspective, & Bias
๐ŸฅŠUnit 7 โ€“ Successful & Unsuccessful Arguments
๐Ÿ˜ŽUnit 8 โ€“ Stylistic Choices
๐Ÿ˜ˆUnit 9 โ€“ Developing a Complex Argument
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