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Bellwork October 9 th : Reflect back on our time in class for quarter one. Do the following: – 1. List what you have learned in bullet points ( shoot for at least 5 bullets here) – 2. Describe a meaningful assignment we did in class and what you learned from it. ( 7-10 sentences)
Cycle one Review Notes (Quarter One) Yes: Cornell
Characterization Standard Reading comprehension 2.1 analyze characterization delineated through character thoughts, words, speech patterns, and actions, the narrator’s description, and the thoughts, words and actions of the characters. We looked at characters in the Crucible and you figured out the kind of people they were based on : – What they said – What they did – What they thought
Critique arguments Standard: Reading Comprehension 2.6 Critique arguments in public documents ( appeal to reason, authority, pathos, emotion) Ethos: appeal to authority/ethics Pathos: appeal to emotion Logos: appeal to reason/logic We looked at ads that attempt to appeal to audiences in this way.
Persuasion ( other techniques we did not mention, but you might need to know) These are some additions to ethos/pathos/logos Some other ways authors persuade: Repetition: is the simple repeating of a word within a sentence or set of sentences. EX: Today, as never before, the fates of men are so intimately linked to one another that a disaster for one is a disaster for everybody. Parallelism: is the matching of tone, form, and word order in successive phrases, clauses, or sentences in order to create a sense of natural writing. EX: We walked briskly along the seawall to catch the sunset, and quickly realizedthat we were too late.
Anaphora: is a device in which the writer repeats a word or phrase at the beginning of multiple clauses. EX: I do not like green eggs and ham. I do not like them, Sam I am.—Dr. Seuss,Green Eggs and Ham Antithesis: makes use of a contrast in language to bring out a contrast in ideas. EX: That’s one small step for [a] man; one giant leap for mankind.—Neil Armstrong,July 20, 1969
Writing Focus Standard: Writing Strategies 1.1 Elements of discourse in writing assignments ( purpose, speaker, audience, form) Purpose: Why we are writing Audience: Who we are writing to Speaker: who is the speaker of the writing Form: how is the writing laid out on paper ( paragraph structure, etc)
Supporting your Argument Standard: Writing Strategies 1.3 Structure ideas and arguments with precise and relevant examples ( persuasive way) We looked at supporting using – Quotations – Statistics – Examples from life – Facts from reading
Tone in Writing Standard: Writing Strategies 1.5 Establish a Tone in writing Tone: the attitude you portray as a writer to your audience You can portray certain tones through word choice, formality, grammar and sentence structure. Your chosen audience determines your tone of writing.
Analyze characteristics of subgenres that are used in poetry, prose, plays, novels, short stories, essays, and other basic genres. – Genre: the main category – Subgenre: the smaller category – Ex: Fiction: Science Fiction You did movie posters based on this standard Genres and Subgenres Standard: Literary Response 3.1
Review: First: with a partner. Choose the correct answer to the review question. Points for getting the answer correct Second: Finish this for homework: – Write a possible test question for each standard – Answer the question – Total: 7 questions and answers – 25 points
Question One: Name the Genre and subgenre: – The story of a boy who wanted attention. He was a sheep herder and began to scream that there was a wolf in the area attacking the sheep. The third time he cried out, there was a wolf, but no one came to help. The moral of the story is to tell the truth.
Question Two: What kind of a person is Abigail and how do you know it? – What does she say/do/think?
Question Three: “There was a steaming mist in all the hollows, and it had roamed in its forlornness up the hill, like an evil spirit, seeking rest and finding none. A clammy and intensely cold mist, it made its slow way through the air in ripples that visibly followed and overspread one another, as the waves of an unwholesome sea might do. It was dense enough to shut out everything from the light of the coach-lamps but these its own workings, and a few yards of road; and the reek of the labouring horses steamed into it, as if they had made it all. - A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens What is the TONE of this writing? How do you know?
Question Four: What rhetorical device is Mother Jones using in this quotation from one of her speeches? "In spite of oppressors, in spite of false leaders, in spite of labor's own lack of understanding of its needs, the cause of the worker continues onward." Ahyperbole – exaggerating conditions for ironic effect B anaphora – repeating words or phrases to emphasize significant points Chypophora – raising questions to introduce essential ideas and arguments Dunderstatement -expressing a condition as less important than it actually is
Question Five: Read the following excerpt. With quarterly earnings having far surpassed our initial projections, it is safe to say that the horizon that stretches before us now holds vast opportunities for learning, growth and advancement. The only advice I would hasten to add is for every last one of us—no matter our ages or abilities—to continue to look forward and believe in our own potential for prosperity. Which of the following speakers is most likely to deliver this speech? Aa college professor who is encouraging all students to believe in themselves Ba corporate official who is reporting on the company's current and future prospects Ca sitting governor who is urging his constituents to work harder to earn more Da financial advisor who is cautioning his clients to buy and invest wisely
Question Six: All of following are elements of discourse often found in persuasive writing except__________. Aexamples and anecdotes C avoiding an opponent's point of view Bfacts and statistics Dquotations from people with first–hand knowledge
Questions Seven: Which of the following is an effective way to support a claim in a persuasive essay? Aappeal to logic Bappeal to emotion Cappeal to ethical beliefs D All of the above
Question Eight: Which statements would best be added to support an argument to a high school principal that students should be able to leave campus for lunch? A Lunch lines on campus would be significantly shorter and custodians would have less to clean up. BStudents could go to their favorite fast food restaurant and order whatever they want. CLunchtime could be extended from its current 35 minutes to 45 minutes to accommodate the students who leave campus. DThe front office would be able to keep better track of students by requiring them to sign out when they leave for lunch and sign back in when they return.
Question Nine Read the sentence. The Winston's spent months trying to figure out the most cost effective way to do over their kitchen and family room. Which word or phrase best enhances and makes more precise the meaning of the underlined words? Apaper and paint Cfix Bgut D renovate
Question Ten: Which visual aid would most help readers understand what path a pending hurricane is going to take? Aa photograph of the damage it has already caused Ba weekly temperature guide for the area Ca timeline of past hurricane activity D a geographical map of the area
Review: Finish this for homework: – Write a possible test question for each standard – Answer the question – Total: 7 questions and answers – 25 points