Figures of Speech – Teach a Kid to Argue

  • 19/4/09 – “How to Teach a Child to Argue. Why would any sane parent teach his kids to talk back? Because, this father found, it actually increased family harmony.” This could have great application in P4C / thinking skills, or just conflict resolution. Essentially, it focuses on arguments/persuasive rhetoric founded in logic, reputation and emotion. This could also provide the basis for an interesting speaking and listening or persuasive writing lesson.


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