Which would you rather be and why?(and, yes, you must choose) Image Courtesy Yahoo Image Courtesy Wikipedia Frill-necked Lizard Axolotl
Advantages and Disadvantages Understanding both sides of an issue will make you a better thinker and writer.
Advantages and Disadvantages (Important: understanding two sides of an issue does not mean you have to agree with both sides or either side of the issue.)
Advantages and Disadvantages Were you able to think of advantages or disadvantages for being either one these? If so, you were thinking hypothetically and from multiple perspectives…
KEY TERM • To Infer: to draw a conclusion by “filling in the blanks” • Sometimes the writer will not fully explain every point in an article and will expect you, the reader, to make inferences. • Good readers know how to make good inferences.
The Fishbone Outline(a reading and writing strategy) Topic____________________ ADVANTAGES DISADVANTAGES
Other Ways of Organizing Information Topic____________________ Advantages Disadvantages Advantages Disadvantages
Advantage/Disadvantages Topic__________ Be creative, but don’t forget that the purpose of the fishbone outline is to organize information!