Traditional Logic I Student Workbook, Second Edition

Traditional Logic I Student Workbook, Second Edition

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Item #: 020319
ISBN: 9781615387489
Grades: 7-12

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92 pages, saddle-stitched (softcover).

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The Student Workbook provides daily exercises to practice and master the concepts laid out in the Student Text.

Category Description for Traditional Logic from Memoria Press:

An introductory and systematic course in formal logic that presents the concepts and methodology in a clear, concise, and organized way.If the course presentation and layout is a reflection of a very logical mind, and Martin Cothran wrote and laid out the course, then Martin Cothran has a very logical mind.While this may or may not be true, it is, nonetheless, a valid argument. Written specifically for the home school environment, and for use by a teacher with no previous experience in formal logic, it seems a good candidate for a self-instructional course (provided you can offer help as needed). You will want to read the author's notes in the front, as he suggests an alternate route through the book if students have trouble with the abstract concepts presented in the first three chapters. The author's targeted grade level is high school, but it may be used with "advanced" 7th and 8th graders or adults as well.If you are using the classical approach with your children, they will probably be ready for this course in junior high.

Two levels of the course are available.Book I contains 14 chapters plus an introduction in the course, each with short, daily lessons.The introduction provides an excellent background of logic as a methodology and science, and defines key concepts used in logic.It is really part of the course, not just a preface. The following chapters introduce and provide both the mental and verbal aspects of Terms (chapters 1-3), Propositions (chapters 4-9), and Syllogisms (chapters 10-13). Chapter 14 is a comprehensive review. Each chapter is laid out for a clear presentation to aid student understanding. Headings throughout the text reveal the main points to be covered.Helpful sidebars highlight important definitions and concepts to remember. Diagrams provide a visual illustration of concepts. A conclusion at the end of each chapter summarizes the content, wrapping up the text. The student activities and questions for each chapter are now found in the separate workbook. There are four exercise sets per chapter, divided by day. You will probably want your child to look at the exercise instructions first, as they also contain the reading plan for each day. A separate booklet of chapter quizzes and a final exam is available for additional reinforcement. The Answer Key (or Teacher Key) provides answers to the Workbook, Quizzes, and Exams/Tests.

Book II is to be used only after completing Book I. It features a similar format, but the workbook also includes optional writing assignments to allow logic to be integrated with history, Bible, or English. More contemporary examples of arguments are included, as are case studies to show the relevance of logic in history, literature, religion, and philosophy. The goal, after all, is for the student to apply what he has learned in all areas of life. Section

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for a class
Karen L on Mar 21, 2020
My son is a thinker and I am hoping this will work his brain in a challenging, productive way.
Regina L on Jul 16, 2019
for a class
Karen L on Mar 21, 2020
Required for Challenge I of Classical Conversations.
Toni G on Aug 9, 2019
My son is a thinker and I am hoping this will work his brain in a challenging, productive way.
Regina L on Jul 16, 2019
Part of Classical Conversations Challenge I curriculum.
Heather H on May 11, 2019
Classical Conversations Challenge 1 Required
Kristy on May 10, 2019
High school student interested in learning logic. I already had the text and answer key.
User on Mar 1, 2019
Recommended by the Well-Trained Mind
Kristina C on Jan 21, 2019
Used in our co-op
Shoshana B on Sep 11, 2018
Being used for homeschool tutorial program
Y Britt G on Sep 9, 2018
For Classical Conversations Challenge II
Katja D on Sep 9, 2018
Classical Conversations
Bill B on Sep 3, 2018
Classical Conversations
Eve T on Aug 30, 2018
Classical Conversation student
ashlee a on Aug 30, 2018
Needed it for Class. Classical Conv. Challenge 2
Aisha A on Aug 23, 2018
I picked this book for my daughter's Challenge 1 class
Cathy L on Aug 22, 2018
required for my homeschool group classical conversations
Shelly V on Aug 20, 2018
Needed for Classical Conversations.
Yessenia G on Aug 18, 2018
Homeschool Classical Conversations
Anna H on Aug 18, 2018
It was part of our Classical Conversation curriculum.
Kristina M on Aug 9, 2018
We are part of Classical Conversations and need this book for Challenge 2
Avak H on Aug 7, 2018
Needed for class
Lori S on Jul 23, 2018
Required by curriculum
Jeffrey K C on Jul 15, 2018
For my challenge 2 student.
Carolina O on Jul 12, 2018
I've used this with 2 other children and they loved what they learned and how it was taught.
Sarah F on Mar 4, 2018
CC Challenge II
Carol S on Jan 2, 2018
its required with the curriculum being used
Claudia C on Aug 29, 2017
I didn't buy "Third Anti-Coloring Book" (that's what the thing says above where it's asking for comments). I bought Traditional Logic 1 student text for Classical Conversations.
Michelle B on Aug 17, 2017
don't remember ordering this
Debbie L on Aug 15, 2017
did not order this
Dorothy b on Jun 15, 2017
Required for Challenge I of Classical Conversations.
Toni G on Aug 9, 2019
Part of Classical Conversations Challenge I curriculum.
Heather H on May 11, 2019
How different is the first edition from the second?
A shopper on Jun 26, 2017
BEST ANSWER: The second edition now contains a student text and a student workbook. The content is the same; the formatting has changed. Teachers can use both first and second editions. The teachers will just need to reference the lesson rather than the page numbers. First Edition is now out of stock.
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Helpful in assessing what the student understands.
I liked, but did not love, the workbook to Traditional Logic I. That said, I would not want to teach the course without it. We found it most helpful to have the students do the work at home, and to go over the important parts during our co-op class. E workbook also made it easier to asses what the whole class had trouble grasping versus what just one student needed extra help with.
August 5, 2018
over 2 years ago

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