Wrapped up discussion of tone, tone policing, purpose and audience in writing.
Introduced new Glossary of Style Elements vocabulary unit; quiz Tuesday, October 18!
Groups finished discussion of Winston Churchill's speech, "Blood, Toil, Tears and Sweat," and shared paragraphs and observations with the class as a whole.
Class began discussion of the essay "On Laziness," paying particular attention to the questions:
- What effect is the author trying to create through his style?
- How does he create that effect? (Looking especially at syntax, diction, and imagery.)
- How does that effect serve the purpose of his writing?
DUE DATESTUESDAY, October 18: Glossary of Style Elements vocabulary quiz
FRIDAY, October 20: Final drafts of reflective essays/Common App essay due. (Re-share with Ms. Bishop via Google Docs by midnight.) THIS IS A CHANGE.