ERIC Number: EJ311030
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1985
Developing Formal Reasoning through the Study of English.
Lawson, Anton E.; Kral, Elmer A.
Educational Forum, v49 n2 p211-26 Win 1985
This article presents 10 practical teaching procedures to encourage students to develop formal reasoning skills. A twelfth-grade English course is used as an example. Procedures include pretesting, sequencing instruction, providing students with concrete experiences, discussing reasoning patterns and forms of argumentation, assigning argumentative writing assignments, and encouraging discussion and debate. (CT)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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