Posts Tagged ‘rhetoric’:

AP Lang: Humor Week, Day 2

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 how an author uses rhetoric to create humor in an essay. Opening Session: VOCAB! We skipped it

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AP Lang: Living Like Weasels, Day 4

Standard: ELAGSE11-12RL1 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 critically examine a text for details that support my analysis of the inferences I draw from the text. Opening

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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: News or Views: A Closer Look, Day 2

Standard: ELAGSE11-12RI3 Analyze a complex set of ideas or sequence of events and explain how specific individuals, ideas, or events interact and develop over the course of the text. Learning Target: I can analyze a news story for evidence of bias. Opening Session: Vocab quiz! Work Session: Today we’re going to read an article on page 230 in

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