Reading Strand 3: Concept 3: Persuasive Text Explain basic elements of argument in text and their relationship to the author ’ s purpose and use of persuasive strategies. PO 1. Determine the author's specific purpose for writing PO 2. Identify the facts and details that support the author ’ s argument PO 3. Describe the intended effect of persuasive strategies and propaganda techniques
Persuasive writing is used for the purpose of influencing the reader. PO 1. Write persuasive text (e.g., essay, paragraph, written communications) that: a. establishes and develops a controlling idea b.supports arguments with detailed evidence c.includes persuasive techniques d.excludes irrelevant information e.attributes sources of information when appropriate Writing Strand 3: Concept 4: Persuasive
PO 1. Write a summary of information from sources (e.g. encyclopedias websites, experts) that includes: a. Paraphrasing to convey ideas and details from the source b. main idea(s) and relevant details PO 2. Write an persuasive & informational report that includes: a. a focused topic b. appropriate facts and relevant details c. a logical sequence d. a concluding statement e. a list of sources used Writing Strand 3: Concept 6: Research
Advertisers spend about $200 billion a year on TV advertising The average cost for Super Bowl ads is $2.6 million per 30 second spot The average American watches about 24,000 TV commercials a year http://television-commercial.net/ WHY?
Military Media Advertisers Politicians You and I WHO USES PROPAGANDA? WHO?
we read and listen to reliable sources, we watch for combinations of truths and lies, we check for hidden messages, we watch for use of propaganda techniques We Make our Own Choices When…
Author’s Purpose Why the author is writing. 1.Inform 2.Entertain 3.Persuade
Persuasive Techniques The goal of propaganda is often to encourage you to, as the reader, to take some action based on feelings rather than on careful thought.
an author makes a complicated topic seem simpler than it is oversimplifying
Repetition repeating something so that the reader remembers it. Even if the idea has not been supported with solid evidence, it will be stuck in the readers’ heads. How many times can you use the word “Fresh?”
Audience? Purpose? Persuasive technique? In groups, identify the…
PERSPECTIVE What you see isn’t always what it is…