Share Lesson 5:
As mentioned at the beginning of this lesson, co-premises are often challenging for many students. Some of the ideas you were introduced to earlier, such as use of manipulatives to help students map simple arguments in a tangible way, are effective for teaching co-premises. Watch this video for additional advice on how to best teach about co-premises to students and how to use this concept to enhance writing and discussion.
You can find videos, slides, a lesson plan, and practice worksheets for Lesson 5 here:
If you’d like to create your own arguments and/or argument maps, or have students create their own, you can find short arguments on both sides of current events (plus sources) at ProCon.org.