Monthly Archives: September 2018

Friday September 28th, 2018

Good Morning!

*Reminder:  You will be having a terms quiz next Monday October 1st.  Your quiz will be on the following:

-Prose Fiction Terms

-What is Style

-Rhetorical Devices “Arguments”

Make sure you study and know these terms/devices!

*Reminder:  Synthesis Essays are Due Monday.  Please bring in a PAPER copy of your essay.

Tag:  Teachersynthesis2018A

          Teachersynthesis2018C

Friday Writes:

 

  1.  An experience that taught me you to appreciate life more
  2. The most embarrassing experience of your life.

*Character Motivation Chart

*Allusions

we will go over these…

Critical Lenses……

 

Thursday September 27th, 2018

Good Morning!

*Reminder:  Today is the Terry Fox Run.  Each class is approximately 1 hour

Psychology Survey:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdSUcdf4ZfqykOd2QoyZYxYaYInkuYkQ1-ucjDfvtcI3MsVAw/viewform?usp=sf_link

*Reminder:  You will be having a terms quiz next Monday October 1st.  Your quiz will be on the following:

-Prose Fiction Terms

-What is Style

-Rhetorical Devices “Arguments”

Make sure you study and know these terms/devices!

*Reminder:  You should still be working on your synthesis essay.  Where are we at?

Tuesday September 25th, 2018

Good Morning!

*Reminder:  You will be having a terms quiz next Monday October 1st.  Your quiz will be on the following:

-Prose Fiction Terms

-What is Style

-Rhetorical Devices “Arguments”

Make sure you study and know these terms/devices!

*Reminder:  your synthesis essay draft should be complete by Wednesday September 26th.

https://create.kahoot.it/details/arguments-claims/135b61c0-b1cc-4a7a-a1eb-774ec069abdb

https://create.kahoot.it/details/fallacies-ethos-pathos-logos-review-4/429c0425-2a61-4dcf-9bcf-cf0b2fd68df5

-We are starting a new short story today

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Wednesday September 18th, 2018

Good Morning!

Yesterday, we looked at rhetorical devices and strategies and then looked at the techniques used in Martin Luther King Jr. speech “I Have a Dream”.

Today we are going to start our with “No Red Ink”.  Please log into your account and start the exercise “Identifying  Sentences and Fragments”.

*We are going to come back to our synthesis essay that we started on Monday:

Tuesday September 18th, 2018

Good Morning,

Yesterday we started on our synthesis essay of “Long Long After School” and “A Teacher’s Rewards”.  Yesterday, you were given the following questions:

  1.  Childhood events can shape who we become as adults. How are Wes and Raybe influenced and shaped by their childhood experiences?
  2. Both Wes and Raybe are victims of discrimination. Explain what message the authors are saying about the harmful effects of society’s discrimination of individuals.
  3. Being a teacher means there is responsibility, care and trust of one’s students. A teacher is a role-model and can influence students.  Discuss Ms. Trethway and Ms. Scofield and their influence on their students.

Yesterday, you were to complete the following…

a) choose a topic

b) Narrow your topic

c) Create a Venn Diagram

d) Create a Thesis Statement

Rhetorical Devices and Strategies: