To prepare for this Discussion:
- Review the materials on critical reading strategies and on the MEAL plan for paragraphs.
- Read the provided article in the Learning Resources, taking note of where the authors make claims and support them with evidence.
- Read actively, taking notes and asking questions. If you are a hands-on type of learner, you might find it helpful to print out the excerpt and mark it up physically; use whatever methods are most effective for you as a reader.
- Decide what kind of argument you might make based on what you’ve read.