Sunday, October 25, 2015

Weekly Agenda 10.26-10.30

Conventions of Argument

MONDAY-TUESDAY
Review Toulmin
-practice warrants
-words to use in qualifiers

Fallacies
-of emotion
-of ethics
-of logic

HW On the same sheet of paper that you answered questions on Bennett's "What Really Ails America," identify explicit and implicit evidence (direct quotations) that match elements of Toulmin: claim, data, warrant, reasons, rebuttal, counterargument, qualifiers.

WEDNESDAY-FRIDAY
JOURNAL Entry #7: Insert Bennett Q's and Toulmin matches into 

More Fallacies
-examples
HW JOURNAL Entry #8: Glossary Entry on a found fallacy.  Commercials, political statements, etc.


NEXT Week November 2nd-
Share out: JOURNAL Entry #8: Glossary Entry on a found fallacy.  Commercials, political statements, etc.  
40s-50s: History of HUAC, witch hunt, McCarthy, Etc.  Arthur Miller background
HW for FRIDAY: READING Journal Entry #9: Finish answering questions to "Why I Wrote the Crucible"

THE CRUCIBLE
-Puritan background/Salem
-Vocabulary
HW Read ACT I for next TUESDAY;
AND, READING Journal Entry #10: Independent Reading Book-Letters Format

NEXT
Movie
Witch Hunt Journal Entry
Letter to Bennett Journal Entry
Fallacy Glossary Entry Journal Entry

Conventions of Argument Quiz

Digital Annotations Presentation Project

Sunday, October 18, 2015

Weekly Agenda 10.19-10.23

Conventions of Argumentation

MONDAY
Return "Creativity Class" Argument Timed Writing
-common errors
-rewrite

Laptops: turnitin.com
-Boys in the Boat "Epigraph" Essay
--understanding the edits, and rubric.
--opportunities to improve

Attending Wednesday Tutorial

HW Watch and Prepare for tomorrow's Assembly
Preparation for Tuesday Assembly
-Artist's Statement: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PZxCkZABWZE
-Follow Up Article: http://www.nashvillescene.com/nashville/if-not-for-love-and-art-ndume-olatushani-would-have-died-on-death-row/Content?oid=3406836
-Assignment: OPTIC

TUESDAY
ASSEMBLY: Ndume Olatushani speaks about his experiences on death row, and how art helped him overcome the systemic racism within the criminal justice system.


WEDNESDAY-FRIDAY
Epigraph Essay: Review comments and grading on turnitin.com
JOURNAL ENTRY #6: Rewrite 1 paragraph, of your choice, from your timed writing on a "Creativity Class;" AND, complete the 4 square grid on the grading criteria -make sure to include evidence from your essay.

Review Questions for Bennett
-look at argument essay outline, plot his argument on the outline


Logic: Formal versus Toulmin

Appeals: Pathos, Ethos, Logos

FALLACIES

40s-50s: History of HUAC, witch hunt, McCarthy, etc.  Arthur Miller Background
HW READING JOURNAL ENTRY #____: Finish answering questions to "Why I Wrote the Crucible;" 
AND, READING JOURNAL ENTRY #____: Independent Reading Book Letters Format

NEXT
CRUCIBLE
-Puritan background/Salem
Vocabulary
Movie

Witch Hunt Journal Entry
Letter to Bennett Journal Entry
Fallacy Glossary Entry Journal Entry

Conventions of Argument Quiz

Digital Annotations Presentation Project



Monday, October 12, 2015

Weekly Agenda 10.12-10.16

CONVENTIONS of ARGUMENT

MONDAY
Share out Journal Entry #5: Rhetorical Box

Read "Why I Wrote the Crucible" by A. Miller, and answer questions.
HW Boys in the Boat project due to turnitin.com, Tuesday night.


TUESDAY-WEDNESDAY
Get the The Crucible
-reading schedule

Collect Journals, 5 entries

Finish Group work on Rhetorical Box
-present

McGraw-Hill
-read "What Really Ails America"
--Review Questions
HW Read The Crucible, see Reading Schedule

THURSDAY-FRIDAY
Introduction to fallacies
-Toulmin Method
-Letter to Bennett assignment
HW Read, AND, complete Bennett Letter 


Sunday, October 4, 2015

Weekly Agenda 10.5-10.9

ARGUMENT and FALLACY

MONDAY
Review "Buy Nothing" Essays
-peer response, label parts, rubric, rewrite one paragraph
HW Bring OUTLINE Wednesday for draft credit and feedback.

TUESDAY
Timed Writing #2
-graded on 9pt scale rubric
9=25pts, 8=24pts, etc.

WEDNESDAY
Review Outlines
VIP smart group pull out

Peer Editing checklist
HW NEW DUE DATE!  Final Research Project: Outline, Annotated Bibliography, and Works Cited Page due to turnitin.com Tuesday, October 13th, by 11:59pm.
AND, HW Journal #5: Find a magazine ad, print it out, and complete a rhetorical box on it.  Tape, paste, staple, the image into your journal.  Prepare to share MONDAY.


THURSDAY-FRIDAY
Groups Rhetorical Box Work
-Assigned Magazine Ad
--collect evidence, write conclusions,
--create poster of Rhetorical box for ad.
--create small symbols to represent the four required elements of the box: Persona, Audience, Purpose, Argument.

Present!

Get The Crucible

Timed Essay #2 Returned, Revise.

Turn in READING JOURNALS TUESDAY, OCTOBER 13th.