- Share-on: Share your 3 quotation rich examples of persuasion with one other person. Have your partner pick your best example and tell you why it is the best one.
- Revise a few examples with the document camera (revise yours along with the group).
- When you already have a powerful thesis (what you want to prove) and great examples to back it up including quotations, what else is there?
- What is revision in persuasion?
- Why did the founding fathers make the changes that they did?
- How has their persuasion benefited society?
- How do you give that kind of importance to your own writing about a book.
- Come in tomorrow with your thesis on your blog, ready to be worked into an entire piece of persuasive writing.
- Quiz-on: Why did the author print out exactly who had had Cassie’s book before she got it? What is the significance of this information?
- How does this picture make you feel?
- What is different about the way you get to school and the way Cassie gets to school?
- From what you know of Cassie, draw her in her ideal environment.
- Start reading Chapter 2 (Due Friday)
- Write-on: In your opinion, which is more life-changing: love or hate?
- Read through Act I, Scene III.
- How does the relationship between Bassanio and Antonio develop?
- What is our first impression of Shylock?
- In terms of the value of a human life, draw out how you believe Shakespeare would weigh out his characters.
- Due Thursday: Write out what you believe the boundaries of Shylock’s life are?
- Perform four speeches (see the previous speeches at the bottom of this post).
- Grapple with Persuasion and Change notes from your books.
- From all of your notes, how did you character grow?
- From all of your notes, what were the heaviest influences on your character (pieces of persuasion)?
- From all of your notes, what is the one generalization that you could make about your character, the author, or you as a reader.
- Comment on one of the speeches through this post.
I am commenting on the Fast food speech by Manas. I really liked your speech and I thought that it was really funny. It had really funny and powerful lines. But I think that if you didn’t laugh it would have been a LOT more powerful. But overall, I think you did a great job on this speech!
I really noticed all of the detail and visions that were painted in my head in “Save The Beautiful Places.” Not only did the reader/writer just say “rainforest” they said ” lucious canopies and always green plants.” All of the detail added feeling and created a vision in your head, that’s what made this speech so powerful.