- 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?
- What would it take to persuade this person to permanently take over your duties from you (persuade them forever)?
- How can a character or person really change?
- How do you know that they have changed?
- Introduce the concept of multicultural novels, change and persuasion.
- Start reading your multicultural novel and pick a character to monitor change and persuasion.
- Write-on: What does a music review have to have in it?
- Write a paragraph review of this music video.
- What are the other angles that you can come at in order to write a good music review?
- Bring in iPod to review 30 sec clips to see who can come up with the most creative review.
- Write a review of an album (or song) that you truly love.
- Write-on: How does a person’s environment affect their speech?
- Listen to and watch the speeches by FDR and fill out the Speech Analysis Form.
- Compare and contrast FDR’s speech after the Pearl Harbor attacks with George W. Bush’s Speech after the 9/11 attacks.
- Discuss the speeches in terms of change, tradition, and sacrificing individual needs for the needs of many.
- Finish the Speech Analysis Form.
- Write-on: How can the specific words that we use affect how persuasive we are in our writing or speaking?
- Read “Tom Sawyer Whitewashing the Fence.”
- Does Tom make fallacious arguments or real ones?
- How does he convince others to do his work for him?
- Write out an answer to the following question: What is the one chore or experience that you would rather anyone else do but you?