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Letter Writing 10 Legend Road Cool Land Ireland CO10 5BX 10/02/12 Mr. J. Cake, Orange Close Cake Land C01 6BX Dear, Sir / Madam / Mr. Kipling I am writing...

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1 Letter Writing 10 Legend Road Cool Land Ireland CO10 5BX 10/02/12 Mr. J. Cake, Orange Close Cake Land C01 6BX Dear, Sir / Madam / Mr. Kipling I am writing... Yours faithfully / sincerely Jaffa Cake.

2 Letter Writing On a blank sheet of A4 paper, put these parts of a letter in the right place 1.Recipients address : 10 Alphabet Close, Swan Street, Ohio, U.S.A. C0555B 2. Your name: ?????????????? 3. Date: 25 February Senders address: 19 Seagull Way, Duck Road, New York, U.S.A. C0855C 5. Greeting Dear Mr. D. Duck 6. Sign off: Yours faithfully / sincerely 7. Opening Line: I am writing to you to...

3 Writing to Argue

4 Using the right words: Emotive Language: Can you change these phrases to make them more emotive; a.Young man hits old woman -Vicious thug assaults frail pensioner. b.I feel sad. -I’m completely distraught c.I’m very upset by your actions.. -I’m disgusted with your shameful behaviour.

5 -Who is this? What kind of person does he look like? What do you think he might be famous for? Character Analysis …

6 Mark David Chapman Born: 10-May-1955 Birthplace: Ft. Worth, TX Gender: Male Religion: Born-Again Christian Race or Ethnicity: White Nationality: United States Noted Interests/Events. Young Men's Christian Association; camp counselor. Ran Away From Home. Born-Again Christian Suicide Attempt Hawaii Murder; New York City 8-Dec-1980, pled guilty. Famous For: Assassin of Beatle John Lennon

7 ? Motivation ? Chapman was a fan of the Beatles, particularly Lennon, but was reportedly angered by Lennon's infamous 1966 remark that the Beatles were "more popular than Jesus." Jan Reeves, sister of one of Chapman's best friends, reports that Chapman, "seemed really angry toward John Lennon, and he kept saying he could not understand why John Lennon had said it. According to Mark, there should be nobody more popular than the Lord Jesus Christ. He said it was blasphemy." blasphemy

8 ? Motivation ? The song "Imagine" also angered Chapman — at prayer meetings and religious rallies, Chapman and his prayer group sang a parody with the lyric "Imagine, imagine John Lennon is dead.“Imagine Chapman had also read in a library book (John Lennon: One Day at a Time by Anthony Fawcett) about Lennon's life in New York. "He was angry that Lennon would preach love and peace but yet have millions," said his wife Gloria. Chapman later reported that "He told us to imagine no possessions, and there he was, with millions of dollars and yachts and farms and country estates, laughing at people like me who had believed the lies and bought the records and built a big part of their lives around his music."

9 To free or not to free? The murderer of your husband, John Lennon could be free to walk the streets any day now as his case is to be reviewed by the Prison Warden. How do you feel about this? What could you say to make sure he stays in prison? Is he still a threat to society? What should be done with him? How has he made you and others suffer? Has he said anything recently that shows he’s still likely to murder? How has his death affected his two sons? – Sean was 5 – Julian was 17

10 Writing to Argue and Persuade Your Task: You are John Lennon’s wife, Yoko Ono. Write a letter to the Prison Warden You must persuade him that Mark David Chapman should not be released early from prison for good behavior … Remember to plan with P.A.L.L. before you start

11 Writing to Argue and Persuade Success Criteria: – Use at least five Emotive words … “it’s disgraceful..” – Use Repetition… “it isn’t fair and it isn’t just” – Use two examples of Alliteration … “He’s a crazy conman” – Use at least two Rhetorical Questions: “Would you release him if he had killed your partner/ husband?”

12 Your Points Reasons to argue against Mark David Chapman’s release...

13 Discursive Markers Sort these into two diff. categories Firstly, On the other hand, Finally However Furthermore In contrast... Lastly, Secondly

14 Now organise your points... Firstly, Secondly, Thirdly, Finally,


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