Assignment 1

Topic:


Flint, Samuel S. "


Explain to the class where you believe the following terms are found in the essay if applicable: claim, support, warrant, backing, rebuttal, and qualifier. Give citations to back up your points, and create a final works cited citation for this essay.

200 words

 

Assignment 2

Topic:


Auslin, Michael. "


Build, Hold, And Clear." National Review 63.16 (2011): 33-35. Academic Search Premier. Web. 16 Dec. 2011.


 

Let the reader know why you chose this particular essay. Does this essay discuss an issue that is facing you currently? Next, discuss whether or not your essay is peer-reviewed. How do you know? State the claim of the essay. Then, discuss how the author proves this claim. Is the author using the Toulmin method? Use complete sentences, give citations to back up your points, and create a final works cited citation for this essay. 
After completing the first section, consider the following. During week five, you created an argument using the Toulmin model. Have you used this style of argumentation before in your studies or career (either verbally or in past writing assignments/projects)? Will you use it in the future? Why or why not?