Day nine: Agenda • Bell Ringer • Grammar • Video Clips (Atticus’ speech, Verdict) • Skill Review • Writing Activity
Bell Ringer #9 (A) 5/3 & (B) 5/4 Pretend you are a member of the jury during Tom Robinson’s trial. Select one person’s testimony—Heck’s, Bob’s, Mayella’s, or Tom’s—and explain why you find it the MOST persuasive. Does the testimony rely on ethos, pathos, or logos? Explain how you know this.
Word work #9 • acquit (vb.): clear of a charge; find not guilty • exhilarated (adj.): cheerful, merry • indignant (adj.): angry • feral (adj.): wild; savage • heathen (adj.): unenlightened; without religion or morals
Word work #9 Options: acquit, exhilarated, indignant, feral, heathen • Choose THREE of the words from today’s practice and draw a picture or image that explains it’s definition WITHOUT TELLING WHAT THE WORD IS. • Trade with a neighbor and label each other’s words based on the accuracy of your drawing of the word.
Video clips Atticus’ speech and verdict
persuasive Writing Assignment(for writing folder) Decide on something you want to persuade someone to do, like: • Persuade Dr. Peoples to let you use cell phones in school. • Persuade your parents or friends to lend you money. • Persuade your parents to let you go on a trip. Then, write a five paragraph letter using the three persuasive techniques to convince the person of your opinion . . .
Writing Assignment Dear _____, Paragraph 1: Intro. (Make sure you have a hook and you explain your PURPOSE for writing) Paragraph 2: Persuade using Ethos (ethics and authority) Paragraph 3: Persuade using Pathos (emotion) Paragraph 4: Persuade using Logos (logic) Paragraph 5: Conclusion (Make sure you summarize your points and re-state your main idea) Sincerely, _____