Bias Review

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A review of what bias means and how word choice affects bias.

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Bias Review

  1. 1. DO NOWIn at least five sentences: Do you like Twilight (themovies or the books)? Why or why not?
  2. 2. Good news?
  3. 3. Agenda Done now and good news Bias Review Pictograph flashcards Exit Ticket
  4. 4. Objective SWBAT analyze the effect of bias on diction (word choice)
  5. 5. What did you write for your Do Now?
  6. 6. Bias = one-sided opinion, prejudice WORD CHOICE (diction) is important to figuring out whether or not a writer has bias or notUNBIASED = Twilight is a movie about a vampire and a girl who fall in love with each other.BIASED = Twilight is a stupid movie that you should not see.BIASED = I think Twilight is the best!
  7. 7. Which sentences below are biased? Jeff Davies is a superb secretary, despite the fact that he is a man. Jeff Davies is a superb secretary. A growing movement of young people believes that Wall Street CEOs are corrupt and greedy. Everyone on Wall Street is corrupt and greedy.
  8. 8. QUIZ TOMORROW Stereotype  Sequential order Bias  Cause and effect Big name  Procedure Logos  Compare/Contrast Pathos  Order of importance Ethos  Problem/Solution Kairos
  9. 9. Pictograph Flashcards: FRONT BACK
  10. 10. Exit Ticket Rate yourself from 1-5: I used my time wisely in class. Rate yourself from 1-5: I completed all of my work. Is there a topic you’d like to discuss in tomorrow’s class meeting?

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