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  • Personal Philosophy Essay Level 12 World Literature Ms. Gronholz Possible Worlds: Philosophy and Dystopian Literature
  • Why Does It Matter?• Something old: http://www.ted.com/talks/lang/en/damon_h orowitz_philosophy_in_prison.html• Something new: http://www.ted.com/talks/lang/en/michael_s andel_what_s_the_right_thing_to_do.html
  • The Writing Process Choose a prompt Generate your ideas Plan your writing Write your draft Edit, using the Revise, using youronline paper grader group to help you • Type or write by hand • Focus on ideas and tool complete a 3-2-1 organizationType your final draft Reflect on your and submit it to teacher’s feedback EdModo by 3/16!
  • Choose a prompt• The nature of morality (How do we know the difference between right and wrong?)• The role of the government• Euthanasia• Animal rights• Racial profiling• Capital punishment
  • Generate your ideas• Review articles• Consider novel’s themes• Discuss ideas with group• Look at guest lecturer notes
  • Plan your writing• Write a thesis (your opinion on the prompt topic you chose)• Use PEAL for body paragraphs • Point = main idea • Evidence = reasons and examples • Analysis = arguments • Link = connection to thesis
  • Write your draft Revise, using your Edit, using the• Type or write by hand group to help you online paper grader• Focus on ideas and organization complete a 3-2-1 tool• Get as much feedback as you can • Family members • Teachers • Paper copy • Draft on EdModo • Lit circle group • Writers workshop / 3-2-1 • Paper Rater (link through EdModo library)
  • Type your finaldraft and submit it to EdModo by 3/16! Turn in!