Critical Thinking

Answer the questions below:
1.What is an assumption?  (Look it up on
2.Discuss the assumptions in Finding Assumptions in Stories pages 139-140.
3.Explain the difference(s) between an inference and an assumption.
4.Do we realize when we make assumptions?  Explain your answer.
5.What are the (four) types of assumptions? Stereotypes may be hidden assumptions in reasoning.  What does stereotype mean?  (Use to look it up!)
       1.Do number one on page 144.
6.Discuss Hidden Assumptions Discovery Exercise pages 147-148.
7.Explain the term value assumption in your own words.

Reread pg. 149 and discuss number one.