How about concrete examples taken from social media? Unfortunately, I believe that many of us could go to Facebook or Twitter and find tons of material involving famous, public figures. Could lead to a wonderful discussion...
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Wow, 8th grade! I used to pair my ninth and tenth graders up, and then have them create short scripts with a scene in which a logical fallacy occurred. They would then act them out, and the other students had to identify which fallacy they just witnessed. I also had them create a journal comics that illustrated the fallacy.
I also ran across this year or so ago and thought it was handy.
It might be interesting to cut up the poster into cards, and use them as part of the scripting and journaling.
Of course, research and discussion would surround the making and presenting of their LF work. I think the key to teaching LF is that it is not done in one shot but is infused and recurring, so in any models of arguments or analyzing of each others arguments, LFs become part of the discussion.
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