A fact is an objective and incontrovertible piece of information.
Evidence is the application of one or more facts to support an argument.
An argument is a subjective claim made about a subject to expand the base of knowledge.
We will begin discussion of readings each class with everyone writing down the following:
o A fact that stood out to you in the reading (please include page number)
o An explanation of how that fact works as evidence for the author’s argument
o A question that the reading raised for you