In Module 2, students will begin working with literature sources and focus on identifying major claims and supporting evidence. They will also learn basic forms of argumentative logic.

Module 2 Introduction

This document provides suggested time, content, assessments, and essential questions to be used in Module 2.

Module 2.1 Identifying Course Skills: Argument Analysis

This document outlines a brief description of the teacher’s objective in Module 2.

This PowerPoint presentation defines the four parts of an argument with examples of each element. It also contains sample arguments and practice exercises.

Module 2.1 Quiz: Identifying Argument Parts

A quiz where students will practice identifying important aspects of argumentation.

Module 2.2 Text Selections

These four text selections are the suggested reading materials for Module 2.2

Module 2.2 Complex Arguments and Argument Mapping

In this document, you will find instructions on introducing students to skills needed for argument identification and creating argument maps.

This PowerPoint is a tutorial on how to map an argument, including 3 quick examples, 2 guided practices and a small group practice.

Module 2.2 Discussion Questions and Reflections

This document provides instructions for the activity where students will develop questions for discussion and informal reflections on their questions.

Module 2 Final Assessment

A quiz that mimics the Part A section of the AP Exam, questions 1 and 2.