Presentation on theme: "Compare anchor texts “Texas v. Johnson Majority Opinion” & “American Flag Stands for Tolerance”"— Presentation transcript:
1 Compare anchor texts“Texas v. Johnson Majority Opinion” & “American Flag Stands for Tolerance”
2 Why this Text?Students often encounter multiple texts related to the same topic. This lesson explores and compares the ideas in a historical Supreme Court decision and an editorial defending that decision.
3 Academic Vocabulary Compulsion Orthodoxy Implicit Reaffirmation Dogma Due WednesdayCompulsionOrthodoxyImplicitReaffirmationDogmaSanctityResilienceDissenterPart of speechDefinitionExemplar sentence
4 READING NOTES SHOULD BE KEPT IN YOUR BINDER As you readList details that describe KIPP studentsWrite questions that come up during reading.Pay attention to visual aids and graphics included with the text.Summarize chunks of the text that cover similar ideas.Use the following TEXT FOCUS slides to guide you through the text.READING NOTES SHOULD BE KEPT IN YOUR BINDER
5 Analyze seminal u.s. documents TX vs Johnson Lines 1-6Restate the first paragraph in your own words.Reread the second paragraph then identify the phrase that indicates that the Court does not think encouraging proper treatment of the flag is the same as legally requiring proper treatment of the flag.
6 Analyze seminal u.s. documents TX vs Johnson Lines 17-25Cite the lines in which Justice Brennan applies Holmes's idea to the current case.
7 Analyze impact of word choice American flag stands for tolerance Lines 4-15How does Allen’s use of slaughtered instead of killed reveal his attitude toward the subject?
8 CITE evidence American flag stands for tolerance LinesCite the evidence Allen uses to support his argument that freedom of conscience is of profound importance to Americans.
9 Analyze impact of word choice American flag stands for tolerance LinesReread lines 46 – 51 and identify the emotional language Allen uses to help make his point.
10 Cite evidence American flag stands for tolerance LinesWhat inference can you make after reading lines 69 – 76?Identify text evidence that supports your inference.
11 Identifying fallacies American flag stands for tolerance FALLACY : a deceptive, misleading, or false idea or belief. A writer will employ a fallacy to make a statement sound reasonable.Do any of Allen’s statements in the last paragraph pose as examples of Fallacy? Explain why?