This essay focuses on completing the homework assignment .Read the excerpt carefully and write a 4-page reaction paper summarizing the major points, reacting to them with your own opinions and examples.
This homework assignment requires critical thinking and writing. In BB there is a folder label “Critical Thinking References”. Open that folder and you will find reference articles describing critical thinking, skepticism, scientific method, propaganda, causation, logical errors and so on. Download, read and study each of the articles. These are your references for completing the homework assignment as well as for extra credit submissions.
When you open the file for homework assignment 4, you will find an excerpt from Thomas Kida’s book Don’t Believe Everything You Think. Read the excerpt carefully and write a 4-page reaction paper summarizing the major points, reacting to them with your own opinions and examples. Upload your paper to Black Board. This assignment is value at 40 points.
Here are some more examples of the articles in use:
(The chair is specific.
It is known to the audience.)
(This means an unspecific chair, i.e., any chair.)
(In this example, the audience knows which apple pie is being praise, e.g., the one at last night’s dinner.)
(The audience understands that the speaker likes to eat an apple pie after dinner (any apple pie will do).)
An article often modifies a noun that is already being modified by an adjective. When this happens, the article goes before the adjective (or adjectives). For example:
(Here, the noun
(Here, the indefinite article
The words historic, historical, historian, horrific, and even hotel are worthy of special mention because they are often spoken and written with the wrong version of the indefinite article
Here are two other issues relate to the articles.