Declaration Argument Structure
Return to the Declaration of Independence.
Read it a second time, trying to break down the argument to follow its logic and structure.
As you read, use the following annotations.
- Mark claims with black.
- Mark reasons with green.
- Mark evidence with blue.
- Mark implied or explicit counterclaims orresponses to counterclaims with red.
- Highlight any lines that you find particularly convincing.
You Have a Choice
Determine how you will approach the work: you can choose to work independently; work with a partner; work with a group; or confer with the teacher.