Week 1 - Planning Mon. Aug. 15 Tues. Aug. 16 Wed. Aug. 17 Unit 1: The Power of Battle Bars Group Activity: Intro to course (materials + Persuasion Introduce the rhetorica required textbooks) 1. Students work in groups to ethose, pathos, logos “Would you Rather?” game create a list of qualities that make letter to teacher their product "better" than the the Advertising video clip Would you Rather journal topics: others. 1. Be famous and sad or average Students work in grou Homework: print syllabus and happy? 2. Students choose their identify examples of e signature page and have it 2. end war or cure hunger and strongest three reasons and pathos, and logos in m completed by parent/guardian by disease? develop a thesis statement. ads NEXT MONDAY 3. dates someone with low self- esteem or someone 3. Create a poster with a thesis students present ads overconfident? statement and main ideas to = students write a paragraph for support each If time, students share journal entries. ning Thurs. Aug. 18 Fri. Aug. 19 Introduce the rhetorical triangle: Discuss examples of ethos, ethose, pathos, logos pathos, logos from yesterday's es that make "Persuasive Techniques in than the the Advertising video clip Advertising" handout Students work in groups to identify examples of ethos, PowerPoint: Other Persuasive pathos, and logos in magazine Strategies ads students present ads Mon. Aug 22 Tues. Wed. Handout: advantages of print ad "Analyzing Ads" homework Persuasive techniqu Identify examples of ad vs. media, etc. discuss due! techniques introduced on Friday Students continue wor Students are put into groups to Discuss homework projects discuss "target audience" do the following: Students continue to work on identify examples of audience * invent a product invention/advertisement targets in magazines assignment * decide on a target audience Homework: (due Wednesday) * plan an advertisement that will "Analyzing Ads" chart (find incorporate ethos, pathos, and examples of ads from tv, logos newspaper, radio, internet, billboards, magazines, etc. and * determine which additional chart the persuasive devices advertising techniques to use in being employed) the ad * complete "Planning an Ad" sheet Thurs. Fri. Aug. 26th Persuasive techniques quiz! Present advertising projects to the class Students continue working on projects Week 3 - Planning Mon. Aug. 29th Tues. Wed. Underclass Picture D MLK's "I have a dream" speech-- Read famous speeches and - analyze for techniques Read Article: "How Well Do you practice creating a the analyze for persuasive know your Teens?" statement + outline techniques: Introduce: red herring, hasty generalization, card stacking, discuss target audience + bias Read "Just Don't Do It FDR Pearl Harbor speech oversimplification, and euphemism Homework: JFK's "Ich bin ein Berliner" thesis/outline, as if for students practice identifying persuasive essay or s Sojourner Truth "Ain't I a propaganda techniques above based on the article w Woman?" class ning Thurs. Fri. Sept. 2 Underclass Picture Day ! Vocab and Grammar Quiz 1 Well Do you practice creating a thesis statement + outline discuss Homework from last night Read "Just Don't Do It" article Homework: Create a Read article "Modern Eugenics" thesis/outline, as if for a persuasive essay or speech, discussion: medical ethics based on the article we read in class Week 4 - Planning Mon. Sept. 5th Wed. finish Holiday-- NO SCHOOL watch film Awakenings--- on a T- watch Awakenings-- students work on prewriting and Chart students compose a list of continue chart + prewriting for essay: "Were patie characteristics of / and benefits off with or without the and drawbacks for patients Homework: due Friday-- experimental medicati before and after the medication students research two current Dopa?" L-Dopa medical trials for a medicine, treatment, or procedure. Explain Students can also look what it is, what it does, who it is topic this way: designed for and how it works. Include citation (bibliographic) "Did the doctors in the information. right thing by giving th experimental medicine ning Thurs. Fri. finish Awakenings--- students Medical Trial research work on prewriting and drafting homework due! for essay: "Were patients better off with or without the pass back and discuss vocab experimental medication L- and grammmar quiz Dopa?" finish film re. Explain Students can also look at the topic this way: begin pre-writing for Monday's essay "Did the doctors in the film do the right thing by giving their patients experimental medicine?" Week 5 - Planning Monday, Sept. 12 Tues. Wed. Timed, In-Class essay on the Awakenings topic Journal: What are the qualities Journal: Write about a situation Journal: (students who missed part of the of a good leader? Describe a in which you felt betrayed. important to you, frien film may write about the "Modern person you consider to be a personal principles? W Eugenics" article from last week. good leader. pre-reading questions/ anticipation guide for finish discussion from Students share journals Shakespeare's Julius Caesar regarding topics from reading questions Discuss: How may the domestic relationships, physical condition, and/or athletic ability a leader has affect his or her leadership abilities? *PowerPoint intro + notes for Julius Caesar ning Thurs. Fri. a situation Journal: Which is more Journal: Ambition: the desire to important to you, friendship or succeed/to advance personal principles? Why? Is there a difference between amition and greed? finish discussion from yesterday What happens to people who are regarding topics from the pre- too ambitious? Can you think of reading questions some specific examples? Class discussion Week 6 - Planning Mon. Sept 19 Tues. Wed. Review persuasive techniques to Go over practice test from Journal: prepare for benchmark test yesterday's class; discuss Literature / Composition Six control the future?How answers Week Benchmark Test superstitious are you? *Splat* terms review game have any good luck rit Students reexamine some of the you perform practice test articles from class and analyze before important occa the persuasive techniques Do you watch for ome When finished with test: What important events? are 10 qualities of a good friend? What are 5 infractions that could Share friend qualities end a friendship? yesterday Subtext Lesson: To pr understanding Shakes language students pra meaning of wordsand various contexts Students practice and skits to illustrate subte ning Thurs. Fri. Journal: To what extent can we Read/ Listen control the future?How Act I in Julius Caesar superstitious are you? Do you (found in blue lit book) have any good luck rituals that you perform follow-along questions for Act I before important occasions? Do you watch for omens before important events? ood friend? s that could Share friend qualities from Homework due Monday: yesterday research historical assassination or attempt (who, what, why, Subtext Lesson: To prepare for when, how etc.) Design a news understanding Shakespeare's article explaining the story language students practice the meaning of wordsand phrases in various contexts Students practice and perform skits to illustrate subtext Week 7 - Planning Mon. Sept 26 Tues. Wed. Finish Act I Watch Act I film version ning Thurs. Fri. Week 8 - Planning Tues. Wed. ning Fri. Week 9 - Planning Tues. Wed. ning Thurs. Week 10 - Planning Tues. nning Thurs. Fri. Week 11 - Planning Tues. Wed. nning Thurs. Fri. Week 12 - Planning Tues. Wed. nning Thurs. Fri. Week 13 - Planning Mon. Nov 2 Tues. Wed. nning Thurs. Fri. Week 14 - Planning Tues. 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