Deep Impact

How can acknowledging opposing viewpoints reinforce one's argument? Use this New York Times lesson to study consumerism and the environmental impact of new products. After reading the article "Whether a Hummer or a Hybrid, the Big Complaint is Fuel Use," middle schoolers discuss the part they can play in solving this problem. This article would be a good way to analyze the way an author responds to conflicting evidence and viewpoints.

6th - 12th English Language Arts 51 Views 126 Downloads
Resource Details

Subjects
English Language Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Research
Duration
1 hr
Year
2003

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