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Different opinions assignment

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Different opinions assignment

  1. 1. D IFFERENT O PINIONSA SSIGNMENT
  2. 2. T HE D IFFERENT O PINIONS ASSIGNM ENT CAN BE CONFUSING …. Here is a step by step guide to help you complete this assignment. First, decided whether you want to stick with the topic you used for the “Offering Opinions” assignment. If you don’t, send Ms. Schindler a message to fill her in on your new topic.
  3. 3. T HEN WHAT ? Next, find 2-3 articles on your topic and pick the best article. Make sure to include the link to the article when you turn in the assignment – it’s worth 10 points. Then, read the article! Pick 3 facts, 3 opinions and figure out the way the facts and opinions are “framed.” Fill out the pdf form and submit the assignment as an attachement.
  4. 4. F REQUENTLY A SKED Q UESTIONS What if I can’t download the pdf file?  If you are having trouble with the pdf file, click on the “Course Resources” button and under the “Differing Opinions” assignment you will find the chart in .rtf format. I have no idea what “framing” means. Help!  For this assignment, “framing” means how they present it. Do they appeal to your emotions, your logic? Does it use a statistic? Does it scare you? What is the purpose of this fact?
  5. 5. FACT VS . O PINION A fact is something that is provable and concrete. For example, the sky is blue is a fact. You can look up and see that the sky is indeed blue. A fact doesn’t have an opinion attached to it. “I think pizza is the most delicious meal” is not a fact. It is an opinion! Opinions cannot be proven conclusively. Make sure your facts are facts!
  6. 6. I F YOU ARE CONFUSED OR NEED HELP GETTING STARTED , SEND M S . S CHINDLER A MESSAGE ! H ELP IS ONLY A FEW CLICKS AWAY.Erin.schindler@mail.aventalearning.com

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