Rhetoric Lecture Part 2: Ethos, Pathos, Logos (slides 29-51) (25 minutes)
Example of I-Controversy writings (30 minutes)
1. Read student example of Parts 1 and highlight where you see AUTHENTICITY and THOUGHTFULNESS.
2. Now, with a partner decide who will read Part 2 and who will read Part 3.
Share out your topic ideas
In small groups, share out the topics you are interested in and why. If any of you are really torn between your three choices, help each other decide which topic each of you should pursue for this project. Some questions to ask each other include:
If you haven't decided on a topic yet, keep searching!
Go to EACH of the following websites and orient yourself to their format and resources
If you've chosen your topic, begin drafting Part 1 of I-Controversy (all of 4th period)
Part 1 Guidelines
Topic: Choose one of the yes/no controversial questions from procon.org, isidewith.com or from Intelligence Squared to focus your paper on. You may choose your own yes/no question not from the website with my approval. For this paper to work, your main issue must be framed as a yes/no statement or question and involve a conflict between at least two of the following values: Security, Liberty, Equality.
Writing Part 1 – Your connection to the controversy. (500-750 Words Min., First Person) 25 points
Humanities 11 Teacher at Animas High School