Posts Tagged 'persuasive writing':

American Lit: Reading and Writing a Letter to the Editor

Standard: ELAGSE11-12RI4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; analyze how an author uses and refines the meaning of a key term or terms over the course of a text (e.g., how Madison defines faction in Federalist No. 10). Learning Target: I can evaluate

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American Lit: The Bias of Rhetoric

Standard: ELAGSE11-12SL2 Integrate multiple sources of information presented in diverse formats and media (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) in order to make informed decisions and solve problems, evaluating the credibility and accuracy of each source and noting any discrepancies among the data. Learning Target: I can analyze how language can be used to manipulate readers or viewers.

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American Lit: The Newspaper Debate, Day 2

Standard: ELAGSE11-12RI1 Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text, including determining where the text leaves matters uncertain. Learning Target: I can analyze how concessions and refutations can be used to refute an opposing argument. Opening Session: Review/Summary: Let’s go over what we

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American Lit: The Power of Rhetoric

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 structure and use of rhetorical devices in an argumentative text. Opening Session: Let’s review what you did

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Computer Lab Tuesday

Standard: W.9-10.5. Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on addressing what is most significant for a specific purpose and audience. Learning Target: Students will finish their argumentative essay. Welcome to the lab, everyone!! Today you’re going to be writing your final drafts of your

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