Core 1:

  1. Write-on: How would you persuade someone visually?
  2. Present persuasion Smart Notebook files.
    • What do you notice about these ideas?
    • Reflect on the process of creating these presentations.
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  3. Extensions:
    • Answer the following question either on your blog or in your notebook: How do your persuasion tactics change when you are trying to change the minds of many people rather than just one.

Class Notes:

Core 2:

  1. Discuss-On: Why do we make fun of things?
  2. Read Onion Articles and establish definition of Satire and its characteristics in your notebook:
  3. Discussion Questions:
    • What are these articles making fun of/criticizing? How are they doing it?
    • Why are they targeting these particular aspects of society?
    • What can you do with satire (such as these) that you cannot do with other genres of writing?
  4. Extensions:
    • Which social topic do you think deserves to be made fun of? How are you going to exaggerate it in order to change it?

Core 3:

  1. Share-On: Prove to at least 3 other people that the tradition you believe is a “lottery” truly is sacrificing individual needs for group needs.
  2. Answer the areas of the anticipatory 1940s Information Web with one other person (or on your own) by participating in a 30-minute expert presentation.
    • Search for important information about the 1940s in the areas outlined in the Information web.
    • Write about and use images from what you find in Smart Notebook.
    • Save the file to the Students server folder (in the 30 Minute Experts folder.)

Class Notes:


Core 4:

  1. Highlight-on: Read through your discussions with your partner and highlight/circle the most important points. Write out or rephrase anything that is a good idea but needs to be reworked somehow.
  2. Discuss the generalizations about change:
    1. The Five Generalizations/Truths of change.
      • Change is linked to time.
        • How is change linked to time?
        • Are all changes linked to time in the same way?
        • How do some of the changes you listed relate to time?
      • Change may be positive or negative.
        • What is progress?
        • Does change always represent progress?
        • How might a change be thought of as both positive and negative?
      • Change may be perceived as orderly or random.
        • Can we predict change?
        • Select specific changes from your list, and describe which aspects of them can be predicted and which are unpredictable.
        • Even when we know a change will take place, can we always predict exactly how things will turn out?
      • Change is everywhere.
        • Does change apply to all areas of our world?
        • What are some specific changes which are universal, or happen everywhere, and some specific changes that may apply to only a small area at a given time?
      • Change may happen naturally or be caused by people.
        • What causes change?
        • What influence do people have over changes in nature?
        • What influence does nature have over the changes people intended?
  1. (Really Number 3) Extensions:
    • After all of our work with change today, answer the following question in your writer’s notebook or on your blog: How are change and persuasion related?

Class Notes:


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