Archive for October, 2017:

World Lit: Taking a Stand Against Explotation

Standard: ELAGSE9-10RI6 Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and analyze how an author uses rhetoric to advance that point of view or purpose. Learning target: I can read an argument and analyze how the author builds it, and I can write an essay that explains how an author builds an argument to

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American Lit: The Appeal of Rhetoric

Howdy, y’all! I’m out today – SUB DAY! Standard: Learning Target: I can analyze the use of rhetorical appeals in an argumentative text and incorporate rhetorical appeals while generating an argument. Opening Session: Sub Attendance! Work Session: Do activity 2.20 in the book on page 178. Start at the beginning, read everything on all the pages, read the

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American Lit: American Rhetoric: Historical Context

Standard: ELAGSE11-12RI6 Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text in which the rhetoric is particularly effective, analyzing how style and content contribute to the power, persuasiveness, or beauty of the text. Learning Target: I can analyze the rhetorical context of a seminal United States speech and adapt speech for a particular context and

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World Lit: Taking a Stand on Legal Issues

Standard: ELAGSE9-10RI8 Delineate and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is valid and the evidence is relevant and sufficient; identify false statements and fallacious reasoning. Learning Target: I can analyze the use of rhetorical appeals in an argument and compare and contrast how different writers approach a subject or issue.

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CardinalCon: Dungeons, Dragons, and You

Welcome to CardinalCon! Standard:  ELAGSE9-10RI4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; analyze the cumulative impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone (e.g., how the language of a court opinion differs from that of a newspaper). ELAGSE9-10RL3 Analyze how complex

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