F= Freedom, Fairness, Legality, Human Rights, Social
R = Religion, Morality, Ethics
E = Economics, Monetary Issues, Finances, Expenses
E = Environment (types of environments = natural, rural,
urban, workplace, home, school, etc.)
C = Convenience, Comfort
A = Appearance, Aesthetics
S = Safety, Security
H = Health, Well Being (types of health = individual,
societal, mental, physical, emotional, or spiritual.)
Vocabulary Test #2
Rhetorical Strategy: using dialogue to
explain and describe: persuasive
Contest 5: Content (Ten questions)
Vocabulary Test #2
While you are taking the test, I am going to
pass out some discussion prompts. Please
do not open them!
I will explain the activity after we finish the
Get into groups of two or three students, matching
colored papers to determine your partners.
We need to do this quickly, so just spin your desks
The groups will be joining another as we move through
the assignment, so don’t lose hope if you are not in a
group with people you know.
Take notes throughout this exercise because the work
you do here will likely fuel your homework.
Using dialogue to explain and describe
Initial seating arrangement
Step 1: 15 minutes
Read the statement on your paper and assume that
the statement is a true representation of your own
beliefs and point of view on that issue.
Everyone in your first group should have the same
Brainstorm with your partner(s) and write down as
many reasons as you can in support of the
Stay in the role as best you can. Remain focused on
generating solid support for the proposition you have
Please move to this configuration
Step 2: 10 minutes:
You should now have blended two groups who have
the same color paper to make one larger group of
four, five, or six. You should still all have the same
One person from each original group should read
aloud the reasons in support of the proposition, idea,
The new, larger group should compile a new, better
list by eliminating weaker evidence and creating a
strong list of reasons.
Please join tables this way
Step 3: 20 minutes
You should be in groups of eight/ twelve. You should
have people supporting two different aspects of one
issue. You should now have two different colored
prompts in your group.
Persuasion Dialogue: Have a dialogue, working to
persuade those on the other side to come to your
side. Remember, you should both offer your opinions
and counter their suggestions.
You will use the fodder from this exercise to do your
Pass it out!
Read A Game of Thrones
through page 300
Post #4: Write a dialogue
between you and an equal,
arguing the validity or error of a
character's behavior or action.
Or write a dialogue between two
characters about the validity or
error of a third characters'
behavior or action. Use your in-
class exercise as fodder if you
Post #5: QHQ Game of Thrones