English 12

Students will be writing an argumentative/persuasive essay utilizing the Appeals and Rhetorical devices:

An argumentative or persuasive essay is a type of writing that aims to convince the reader of a particular point of view or persuade them to take a specific action. The primary goal is to present a well-reasoned argument supported by evidence, logical reasoning, and rhetorical appeals.

1. Learning about the Rhetorical Appeals:

2. Here are the materials to inform yourself about the two sides to the issue of ChatGPT in education and as a general societal concern.

3. Resources for the essay:

4. Instructional documents for the essay:




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