Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Wednesday, October 12

Homework check: paragraphs from yesterday's homework.
Assigned homework for tomorrow, Thursday, October 12.

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 met, read through and discussed Winston Churchill's speech, "Blood, Toil, Tears and Sweat," considering purpose, audience, tone, and the specific language and rhetorical strategies Churchill uses here.
Group members began sharing their paragraphs; groups will report on their observations and share their favorite of the paragraphs with the whole class tomorrow.

TUESDAY, 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.

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