The rhetorical appeals of ethos, pathos and logos will be the center of our study this week. We will begin by exploring the "Remarks by the President in a National Address to America's Schoolchildren." This speech was delivered on September 8, 2009 at Wakefield High School and broadcast to students all over the nation. We will use this speech to increase our understanding of ethos, pathos and logos. For this unit you will write an argumentative research paper answering the question: Is a Four-Year degree valuable? You will have a Unit midterm assessment on key vocabulary on Friday. If you have not signed up for our class quizlet please do so. You can use this system to study the vocabulary words of Unit 2 online.
2nd Block Quizlet Class quizlet.com/join/CFQmEQHFH
4th Block Quizlet Class https://quizlet.com/join/ttCuK59xp
Romeo and Juliet Performance in the Wilson Studio Theatre (The Black Box) 9/21-9/23 cccepa.tix.com/Schedule.aspx?OrgNum=4769&framed=true
Tutoring: Tuesdays and Thursdays 3:45 -5:00 pm in room 1002 (PA students are welcome at 4:15 pm)
TUTORING BUS begins October 8th. Sign up for transportation at tinyurl.com/phstutoring18
Monday: EPL study of “Remarks by the President in a National Address to America’s Schoolchildren” SpringBoard, pg. 70
Tuesday: Unpacking Embedded Assessment: Is a Four-Year College Degree Valuable? Argumentative research paper; Why isn't college for everyone? Pg. 83; Actually, college is very much worth it? Pg.86 (claim/counterclaim)
Wednesday: Education Still Pays Chart on page 89/America’s Blueprint
Thursday: Guided Research Centers – MLA Review/Evidence Cards/Argumentative Writing Outline (Claim vs. Counterclaim)
Friday: CUA Unit 2 Midterm/Outlining and Brainstorming Essay
This week, we will continue our exploration of Defining Style. We will examine the rhetorical appeals of Ethos, Pathos, and Logos. And you will get an opportunity to incorporate these appeals in your writing. We will also explore narrative techniques that you will use in your alternative narrative writing on Thursday. As you will note, there will be a quiz this Tuesday on Lamb to the Slaughter. You will be allowed to use your copy of the text to answer the questions. In addition we will end by exploring rhetorical appeals in speech.
Tutoring - is available on Tuesday and Thursday from 3:45 - 5:00 pm. No appointment necessary. In October Pebblebrook will offer a tutoring bus. You can sign up for transportation at https://tinyurl.com/phstutoring18
Report Cards will be distributed electronically on September 19, 2018.
Dialectical (Double Entry Journal) - for this unit, you should be reading a novel of your choice. We will have journal topics that will help you to explore the Author's style. The final entries will be due Friday October 12, 2018. See the link for more information.
Our Weekly Agenda
This week we will explore two separate texts to help us understand more about characterization and irony. We are beginning a new unit on Defining Style. We will take a closer look at how author's indivdual style impacts the development of characters and plot. It will be important that you keep up with new vocabulary terms and literary terminology for this unit.
Make Up Opportunities
Have you missed turning in an assignment? You can receive partial credit on any assignment given during Unit 1 if you submit it on or before Friday September 7, 2018
Unit 1 Assessment Remediation
If you scored under a 75 for the Unit 1 PostTest you can retake the exam on Tuesday or Thursday afterschool.
Tutoring Tuesdays and Thursdays
Tutoring is offered Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:45-5:00 pm.