No, No, No Fish = ?

sign nononofishIn Advanced Composition, we play a version of Pictionary to help us master our course vocabulary.

As soon as the student who drew this turned around, her group yelled: Fallacies!  That was the correct response. The rest of the class and I fell silent, stunned.

(The fish represents the Red Herring fallacy, but the three no symbols were emblematic of my reminders to avoid fallacious reasoning.)

2 Comments

  1. reminds me of my husband playing these types of games with his best friend! the two of them were buddies for 10+ years and were able to read each other’s minds by then.

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  2. Must be pretty satisfying to see (1) your class so throughly understand a concept (2) see proof that they pay attention!

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