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Politics, Logical Fallacies, and Appeals

Updated: Nov 20, 2023

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These are materials that I used with my AP Language & Composition class. Whenever there was a big local election or a presidential election, I would use that as an opportunity to teach logical fallacies and appeals. It was always a good time to analyze these things in a real world setting.

First I would teach fallacies and appeals (ethos, pathos, logos) and then I would have the kids analyze a debate and write a compare contrast paper. Materials are below.

Logical Fallacies


There are more ethos, pathos, logos documents in my Julius Caesar post.

Analysis Assignments

I hope these materials are helpful to you!

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