critical thinking and writing week 3

Homework 3:

Read Pages 627-629 (Carlo Rotella in PDF file), Topics for Critical Thinking and Writing, answer 1 to 4.


Quiz 3:

Plagiarism of any kind will result in a 0.

Late quiz submissions will suffer a 15% penalty.

1.Toulmin Model: Please refer to the article: Cash for Grades (worth 25 points)

  • What is the claim of the overall article? Please mark it in the article. Explain your reasoning. (3 sentences minimum)
  • Focus on paragraphs 2 and 3. What is the claim? Provide one piece of Data from the section. Explain why it serves as data for the overall claim. (3 sentences minimum)
  • Refer to paragraph 5. Locate the qualifier. Explain your reasoning. (3 sentences minimum)
  • Does the article offer any rebuttals? If so, list them. If not, explain why you feel that the writer did not provide any. (3 sentences minimum)

2.Toulmin Model: Please refer to the article: EATING YOURSELF: WE CONSUME IDENTITY THROUGH FOOD? (Worth 25 points)

  • What is the claim of the overall article? Textual evidence is required. Explain your reasoning. (3 sentences minimum)
  • Focus on the Ethnic and Cultural Symbolism of Food section. What is the claim? Provide one piece of Data from the section. Explain why it serves as data for the overall claim. Textual evidence is required. (3 sentences minimum)
  • Refer to the section titled, Thinking Through Food. Locate the qualifier in the sixth paragraph. (Here is the first sentence of the paragraph: A characteristic of societies with social equality is that there tends to be a more equitable distribution of food) Explain your reasoning. (3 sentences minimum)
  • Refer to the section titled, How has individual consumption changed? How does that support the overall claim of the article? Textual evidence is required. Explain your reasoning. If you feel that it does not, explain your reasoning. (3 sentences minimum)

  • Does the article offer any rebuttals? If so, list them. If not, explain why you feel that the writer did not provide any. (3 sentences minimum)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1vArfwlX04I

https://culturedecanted.com/2014/10/19/eating-yourself-we-consume-identity-through-food/

http://www.nea.org/archive/42011.htm