Document Type

Teacher Resource

Publication Date

Winter 2-8-2013


This is an introductory activity that will familiarize students with eight essential fallacies. Students will be given a specific fallacy and its definition along with examples. Student will search for their fallacy in a twenty minute screening of a documentary film. Through small group and whole class discussion, students will leave class with an expert understanding of their own fallacy as well as a solid foundation of understanding for the other seven fallacies presented.

Logical Fallacies.pdf (52 kB)
Graphic Organizer for Students' Notes

LogicalFallacies8.docx (39 kB)
8 Essential Fallacies



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