Tag Archives: Rhetorical Devices

R&W: Essay Prep with TFA Articles

You first worked to finish identifying, using the chart I distributed yesterday, the rhetorical strategies and potential fallacies of rhetoric utilized in the article. This was used as practice for Thursday. I then assigned each of you one of the … Continue reading

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R&W: SSR Presentations, Vocab/Grammar Quiz, and Fallacies of Rhetoric, cont.

We first did our SSR project mini-presentations. Afterwards, you took your vocab week #8/grammar quiz before we finished the intro to rhetorical fallacies PowerPoint from last week. You will have a quiz on these fallacies of rhetoric on Wednesday before … Continue reading

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R&W: Wrap up to RA Intro Work

We first wrapped up Ken Robinson’s TED Talk regarding the lack of creativity in schools and worked to discuss the ways in which his 20 minute speech displayed Ethos, Logos, or Pathos, and also what his motive/purpose was. From there, … Continue reading

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R&W: Rhetorical Analysis Intro

We spent the first part of the hour submitting our MLA research essays to the inbox before you wrote down the week 7 vocab in your notebooks. From there we moved into this PowerPoint, and we took notes in our … Continue reading

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R&W: Rhetorical Analysis

We finished up our rhetorical analysis group work today with the TFA articles from yesterday (we also had a bell work yesterday after I returned your notebooks that dealt with your opinion regarding what the purpose might be for us … Continue reading

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R&W: Rhetorical Analysis, cont.

Yesterday, we finished up the holiday advertising assignment from Friday before moving into this assignment to work to analyze the rhetorical method(s) utilized in these commercials and speeches (links located in last week’s PowerPoint). We will pick up with this today before … Continue reading

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English 10: SAT Practice Essay #2

Using Tim Cook’s letter to customers as the basis, you wrote your second practice SAT-style essay, only this time instead of being collaborative, you did it individually. If you were absent, you need to see me to make up this … Continue reading

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English 10: End of Act III

We first finished the funeral oration outline work from Friday, taking notes on rhetorical devices utilized as we went through it together. We then watched another film version of Caesar’s death and the funeral speeches before taking our Act III … Continue reading

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Honors 11: Discussion Leaders #2 for I.v-vi

Below are the Google doc forms and subsequent quizzes for each class’s discussion leaders. 3rd Hour: Google Doc  + quiz 5th Hour: Google Doc + quiz 6th Hour: Google Doc + quiz ***Please read the following article in preparation for our … Continue reading

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English 10: Rhetorical Strategies and Ch. 5 of Animal Farm

We started the hour by returning our Ch. 1-2 discussion guides and Ch. 1-4 quizzes. Next, I talked to you a bit about rhetorical strategies and the importance of understanding those not only for the SAT but it is important … Continue reading

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