On Thursday, we started on our synthesis essay of “Long Long After School” and “A Teacher’s Rewards” and on Friday we worked on “Friday Writes”. The essay topics for the synthesis are below:
- Childhood events can shape who we become as adults. How are Wes and Raybe influenced and shaped by their childhood experiences?
- 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.
- 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.
a) choose a topic
b) Narrow your topic
c) Create a Venn Diagram
d) Create a Thesis Statement
Rhetorical Devices and Strategies: