|Review 20% Questions from Friday|
Rhetorical devices in Literature
"The Gettysburg Address" by Abraham Lincoln
annotate for main idea, evidence, challenging words
TEAM outline: which evidence was most persuasive in Lincoln's effort to build support for the federal government?
Review Rhetorical Devices from "The Gettysburg Address"
The Gettysburg Address:
1. can you find a main idea that Lincoln is addressing about the war--the war dead?
2. Can Ss restate that main idea as a rhetorical question?
3. Propose additional lines for Lincoln's speech that address poetic devices
rhyme or onomatopoeia
TEAM Paragraph who is the "we"? Who isn't?
Prep for 20% Presentation Pitches:
Create a single sentence that describes what your project will accomplish this semester.
I did (what you created, demonstrated) to (the reasons why you wanted to learn or create this) for (audience, people who would be inspired by your idea).
How did Takei, the Japanese-Americans respond to their country?
Are they being American?
Read from "Between the World and Me"
annotate for main idea, evidence, challenging words, agree/disagree
CREAM: Agree or disagree with one of Coates's claims.
|Quiz: Rhetorical devices and their uses.|
ACT-style vocabulary from"Between the World and Me"
Song lyric: "The Bonnie Blue Flag"
What were Confederates fighting for?
from "Between the World and Me"
Discuss "Between the World and Me"
What is "the Dream" (50-54)? (RI 4)
Why does Coates reference The Dukes of Hazzard in the essay? (SL 2)
In a paragraph (15 pts) or outline (12 pts). Both Abraham Lincoln and Ta-Nehisi Coates defined the "American Dream" in their writings. Write an essay in which you describe whose Dream bestdescribes America today. Use evidence from both texts in your answer (W2)
20% Presentation Pitches
What is an American? Write an essay that proposes a definition that would describe Americans today. Use examples from among the three texts in this unit
"Letters to an American Farmer"
"Chief Seattle's Speech"
"The Gettysburg Address"
"Between the World & Me" (W1)