This Self-Learning Module (SLM) is prepared so that you, our dear learners, can continue your studies and learn while at home. Activities, questions, directions, exercises, and discussions are carefully stated for you to understand each lesson.
Each SLM is composed of different parts. Each part shall guide you step-by-step as you discover and understand the lesson prepared for you.
Pre-tests are provided to measure your prior knowledge on lessons in each SLM. This will tell you if you need to proceed on completing this module or if you need to ask your facilitator or your teacher’s assistance for better understanding of the lesson. At the end of each module, you need to answer the post-test to self-check your learning. Answer keys are provided for each activity and test. We trust that you will be honest in using these.
Please use this module with care. Do not put unnecessary marks on any part of this SLM. Use a separate sheet of paper in answering the exercises and tests. And read the instructions carefully before performing each task.
This module enhances the student’s knowledge regarding critical reading as reasoning. It will help the learner be able to interact with the text, formulate judgment on how the text works and assess the validity of textual evidence.
The module discusses one lesson namely;
- Lesson 1- Critical Reading as Reasoning
After going through this module, the learner is expected to:
1. identify assertions;
2. formulate counterclaim; and
3. determine evidence.