Logical Fallacies: Identifying 12 Flawed Arguments

Logical fallacies are all around us in advertising, the media, and in daily conversations! Students should learn how to identify these sometimes confusing persuasive techniques. This is a great unit for speech, debate, law, English, and public speaking classes!

The zip file includes logical fallacy posters (or can be used as a word wall), student handout/notes with definitions, worksheet/activity, and definition cards (may be used as task cards or flash cards).

Logical fallacies defined:
-Ad hominem
-Slippery slope
-Red herring
-Straw man
-Begging the question
-Hasty generalization
-False dichotomy
-Ad populum
-Appeal to authority
-Emotional appeal
-No true scotsman
-Appeal to nature

Written in American English.

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Created: Jan 3, 2019

Updated: Jan 5, 2019


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