Title

Teaching argument as a criteria-driven process

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

11-1991

Publication Title

English Journal

Department

Education

Abstract

Asserts that students have difficulty presenting convincing arguments because they have little experience with well-reasoned argumentation. Outlines the parts of an argument and how to practice oral and written argumentation. States that students need specific criteria with which to analyze/evaluate writing and a gradual move from teacher-led work to independent production. (PRA)

ISSN

0013-8274