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Developing Evidence-Based Arguments from Texts - ReadWriteThink
Research Basis
Strategy in Practice
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This guide provides teachers with strategies for helping students understand the differences between persuasive writing and evidence-based argumentation. Students become familiar with the basic components of an argument and then develop their understanding by analyzing evidence-based arguments about texts. Students then generate evidence-based arguments of texts using a variety of resources. Links to related resources and additional classroom strategies are also provided.
methods  writing  Pol._185  Research  honors  truth  Teaching 
7 hours ago by Jibarosoy
Melania Trump, a Mysterious First Lady, Weathers a Chaotic White House - The New York Times
"She maintains a separate bedroom from her husband, and when the two travel, they stay in separate hotel suites."
truth  yuk  igetit 
8 hours ago by emily
(1) Astroturfing: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO) - YouTube
Organizations can hire fake advocates who create the illusion of real support for their message. It’s a shady practice called astroturfing that can warp the public perception of anything...even astroturfing.
deception  politics  media  business  capitalism  truth 
3 days ago by basemaly
No Jack Dorsey, Twitter Fact-Checking Won't Free Us From Our Baseless Convictions | WIRED
SAVAGE.

On Tuesday evening, Jack Dorsey announced that ranking far-right paranoiac Alex Jones, while freshly shunned by platforms like iTunes, Spotify, and Facebook, would still be welcome on Twitter.

In the chippy style cultivated by founders in over their heads, @jack insisted that Jones had, for now, cleanly navigated Twitter’s shifty ethical goal posts.
twitter  altright  uspoli  freaspeach  truth  journalism 
3 days ago by shadowspar
The death of truth: how we gave up on facts and ended up with Trump
A great critique of that awful earnest bromide "Teach the controversy" from Michiko Kakutani
links  truth  syllabus 
4 days ago by samplereality
Why Reddit’s face-swapping celebrity porn craze is a harbinger of dystopia
There are a lot of deep fake articles out there, but I think this is the one I'll use in Intro to Digital Studies this year.
links  DIG101  syllabus  conspiracy  truth  deepfake 
7 days ago by samplereality

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