Saturday, January 29, 2011

Weekly Agenda Feb 2-4

Oratory and Rhetoric

Monday-Pupil Free Day

TUES
Return Finals
Mid-Year Portfolio Reflection
Book Talk
Introduce "Obama's Oratory"
-annotate and share
HW Find one term related to oratory

WED
Review Course Outline
Review Flow-Chart
-student examples and explanation
Oratory Terms
http://rhetoric.byu.edu/
Continue Sam Leith article
-practice GRP
HW annotate full article for Thursday

THURS
Sam Leith's FT article
"Obama's Oratory"

-commentary
-annotate article
-GRP (Guided Reading Response)
--complete
HW Via link (see below) choose one of the four speeches, print it out, annotate:
"A More Perfect Union" March 2008
"The American Promise" Aug 2008
"Election Night Voctory" Nov 2008
"Inaugural Address" Jan 2009

What will you have with you tomorrow for class:
-one of Obama's speeches, annotated
-your literary term rings

FRI
In groups choose a way to visually organize the information on poster paper
and complete glossary entries for the terms you identified in the speeches.
Due at the end of class.
HW In McGraw -Hill Reader:
What is the America Dream p304
The Declaration of Independence p305
And then, for journal #21 complete a rhetorical box on these two items
AND read
I Have a Dream p309
and Answer Question Rhetoric #3 and Questions for Comparisons #1 (p313)