09.25.07

  1. Share-on: Reveal to at least two other people the progress of your persuasive weekend. Were you able to persuade your family/friend to do a piece of work for you without resorting to fallacious means?
  2. What would it take to persuade this person to permanently take over your duties from you (persuade them forever)?
    1. How can a character or person really change?
    2. How do you know that they have changed?
  3. Introduce the concept of multicultural novels, change and persuasion.
  4. Extensions:
    • Start reading your multicultural novel and pick a character to monitor change and persuasion.

Core 2:

  1. Write-on: What does a music review have to have in it?
  2. Write a paragraph review of this music video.
  3. What are the other angles that you can come at in order to write a good music review?
    • Background?
    • Personal?
    • Specific?
    • Instrumental?
    • Fanatic?
  4. Bring in iPod to review 30 sec clips to see who can come up with the most creative review.
  5. Extensions:
    • Write a review of an album (or song) that you truly love.

Core 3:

  1. Write-on: How did FDR and GWB’s environment affect their speech.
  2. Analyze the words used by both presidents in order to determine which environmental factors influenced them the most.
  3. Extensions:
    • In paragraph form, write out how your environment has changed the way you look at the world.

Core 4:

  1. Write-on: What is the one chore or experience that you would rather anyone else do but you?
  2. Finish Reading “Tom Sawyer Whitewashing the Fence.”
    1. Does Tom make fallacious arguments or real ones?
    2. How does he convince others to do his work for him?
  3. Extensions:
    • Plan out how you plan to convince your parents/brother/sister to do something that you don’t want to do without the use of fallacious arguments. Write out how you have accomplished your goal in your blog.

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