Sunday, October 10, 2010

Weekly Agenda Oct 11

Conventions of Argumentation
Check out "Fighting Words"

Get The Crucible
Everything's an Argument
-Logical Fallacies
-record in rings
Glossary Entry Format
Student Letter to Bennett
HW for Thursday 2 x Glossary Entries
for next Tuesday: Letter to Bennett

Introduce Toulmin Model of argumentation
-claims and warrants
Check glossary entries
Cartoons to depict specific fallacies
-see various templates
-choose one and take your assigned fallacy and depict in the cells or cells.
The Crucible vocabulary
HW Read in your book Act 1, pages 3-8 and answer following questions for Tuesday:
1) The tragedy in the Salem community "developed from a PARADOX." What is the paradox?
2) Analyze "But all organization is and must be grounded on the idea of exclusion and prohibition, just as two objects cannot occupy the same space" (7).
AND, typed letter to Bennett.

Notes on Salem Village timeline
Read except from Jonathan Edwards " Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God"
-record excerpts and label which fallacy they fall under.
-record rhetorical devices, state why it might have been effective for an audience.
Save for Tuesday.

Background to The Crucible
-definitions of "crucible'
-Puritans and belief
(need for 'devil' in society, a scapegoat)
The Paradox