We have two weeks until the AP Test. We will be reviewing the structure of Argument Essays - you got your argument packet today. For homework, finish pages 5, 6, & 7. Be prepared to discuss in our "argument groups" on Monday.
1. If you do not already have one, create a google account
2. Go to Google Drive and create a folder called "Vocabulary Lessons"
Help "Create a Folder"
3. Open the Project Template File and follow the instructions.
March 12: Research (Vocabulary Word Worksheet)
March 16-26 Finished and presented Lesson (sign up for your date HERE. Yes, you may present with a partner or two)
Homework: Complete the Diction and Tone analysis given to you in class today for handing in first thing Thursday.
Nancy Mairs On Being a Cripple
We took your diction work from yesterday and used it to write sample "mini-paragraphs" of diction analysis.
We looked at two sample essays and what separates the excellent from the average. We looked at how to talk about diction and did a short exercise in using diction adjectives. You'll use these to revisit your "Cripple" essays on Tuesday.
Awesome meeting with JP from Real Life Poets today about getting a spoken word group up and running here at CPHS. If you didn't sign up, but you're interested, join us on Tuesday the 22nd at 8am.
We'll go over the sample essays, and how you graded them, on Monday.
no make up work for today.
Today we looked at how rhetorical analysis has a place in the "real world" by analyzing two news articles that talk about the rhetoric of race. You did a SOAPS analysis of the two articles with a focus on determining the author's purpose.