Differing Views on the Death Sentence Discussion
Objective : use critical thinking strategies , analyze and evaluate contrasting arguments. Not an opinion piece/ persuasive piece.
Goal: present contrasting argument using information from credible sources. Evaluate the strength and weaknesses of these positions.
1-2 paragraphs for each element
– Intro- identify the issue/ topic, provide ebackround
-Arguments and counter argument- Summarize the best arguments on both sides of the issue. Include relevant research from credible sources.
-evaluation of critical reasoning- asses strengths of arguments. I dentify weakness critical thinking such as fallacies, rhetorical devices, vague language, cognitive biases. nProvide examples of how these weaknesses appear in arguments . Evaluate the quality of scientific anecdotal evodenc, using standards of inductive and deductive reasoning.Consider the quality of casual relationship, analogies, generalization, moral reasoning.