Informal Logic is a perfect course for the 6th – 9th grade student as most kids that age love to argue! Equip them with the tools they need to argue well! In this year long course, students will study and learn 28 logical fallacies in the first semester, equipping them to discern between well thought out and reasoned arguments and those that aren’t. Second semester will be on this foundation, teaching the kids how to use their new found skill to build their own well reasoned arguments, setting them up for success as they read, write and move into the world of speech and debate.
This course will prepare students well for upper level writing and speaking, speech and debate, critical thinking and abstract reasoning.logic will prepare your students to speak and write well, further their understanding of math, reasoning and critical thinking skills. Informal Logic students will study and master 28 logical fallacies, develop an understanding for good and bad reasoning and begin to appreciate a well reasoned argument, both written and verbal.
Join Father Wesley Walker for a fun and engaging year of learning, growing and developing ones rhetorical skills! Semester one will be spent understanding informal logic and semester two will be spent learning how to utilize those skills to build logical arguments.