2­3­14.notebook

February 03, 2014

2/3/14
8th Grade Language Arts

Assignments:

Agenda:

-Write an Intro to your portfol...
2­3­14.notebook

February 03, 2014

Notes

What Does This Article Try to Do?
The biggest cause of global warming is the ca...
2­3­14.notebook

February 03, 2014

Persuasive Writing
What is persuasive writing?

It is a piece of writing
that argues t...
2­3­14.notebook

February 03, 2014

Check Your Understanding

1 What is the following statement trying to do?
It is good t...
2­3­14.notebook

February 03, 2014

What Are These Characters Trying to Do?

ght

akers

e,
so on.

d that
ues

Teacher's ...
2­3­14.notebook

February 03, 2014

Why Persuade? 
When you want someone to accept your viewpoint or when
you want to infl...
2­3­14.notebook

February 03, 2014

Check Your Understanding

2 When you persuade someone, you need to substantiate your 
...
2­3­14.notebook

valid
ts

Persuasion—Exercise

Teacher's Notes 

ard

February 03, 2014

"Homework is a
waste of
time."

...
2­3­14.notebook

February 03, 2014

Persuasion Techniques
While persuading, did you do any of this?
Quote someone

Give st...
2­3­14.notebook

February 03, 2014

Check Your Understanding

3 Repetition is one of the persuasive techniques.

True
Fals...
2­3­14.notebook

February 03, 2014

Check Your Understanding

4 Persuasion means to seek the trust of your audience.

Yes
...
2­3­14.notebook

February 03, 2014

Identify Some Persuasive Techniques
"Business today consists in persuading crowds."
T....
2­3­14.notebook

February 03, 2014

Argument and Persuasion
Are persuasion and argument the same?

No

13
2­3­14.notebook

February 03, 2014

Activity
Fast food is not a healthy option, yet careful food choices make
even fast fo...
2­3­14.notebook

February 03, 2014

Select the Correct Answer 

15
s, 
n.

February 03, 2014

Points to Remember

Persuasion promotes opinion

Teacher's Notes

the 

2­3­14.notebook

Makes ...
2­3­14.notebook

February 03, 2014

Check Your Understanding

5 How does the following statement try to persuade the reade...
2­3­14.notebook

February 03, 2014

Check Your Understanding

6 Quoting someone is one of the persuasive techniques.

True...
2­3­14.notebook

February 03, 2014

Check Your Understanding

7 Well­researched statistics helps persuade the readers.

Ye...
2­3­14.notebook

February 03, 2014

Check Your Understanding

8 Argument and persuasion are not the same, but they do 
ove...
2­3­14.notebook

February 03, 2014

Check Your Understanding

9 Which of the following presents the fact in a balanced 
ma...
2­3­14.notebook

February 03, 2014

Check Your Understanding
11    Write five points about the following statement to pers...
2­3­14.notebook

February 03, 2014

Check Your Understanding
12 Persuasion blends facts and emotions.
10

True
False

 

 ...
2­3­14.notebook

February 03, 2014

24
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

2 3-14

295 views

Published on

Published in: Technology
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
295
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
61
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
1
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

2 3-14

  1. 1. 2­3­14.notebook February 03, 2014 2/3/14 8th Grade Language Arts Assignments: Agenda: -Write an Intro to your portfolio and thesis portfolio (W) 1. Independent Reading 2. Harlem Renaissance Questions Vocab Writing (TH) 3. Thesis paper -HR Presentation (TH 2/13) 1
  2. 2. 2­3­14.notebook February 03, 2014 Notes What Does This Article Try to Do? The biggest cause of global warming is the carbon dioxide released when fossil fuels —such as oil and coal — are burned for energy. So when you save energy, you fight global warming and save money, too. What can you do? You can: • Raise your voice • Choose renewable energy • Offset your carbon foot print Persuade Information source: http://www.nrdc.org/globalwarming/gsteps.asp 2
  3. 3. 2­3­14.notebook February 03, 2014 Persuasive Writing What is persuasive writing? It is a piece of writing that argues the case of the writer. It tries to convince the readers or influence the readers' opinions. Press the circle to view the definition. 3
  4. 4. 2­3­14.notebook February 03, 2014 Check Your Understanding 1 What is the following statement trying to do? It is good to avoid processed food, and choose fibrous food  as a healthy option. A Persuade B Warn Select the correct answer. 4
  5. 5. 2­3­14.notebook February 03, 2014 What Are These Characters Trying to Do? ght akers e, so on. d that ues Teacher's Notes  eal the r, and ng's  Let us not wallow in the valley of despair, I say to you today, my friends. Not that I loved. Caesar less, but that I loved Rome more. And so even though we face the difficulties of today and tomorrow, I still have a dream. It is a dream deeply rooted in the American dream. I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal." Press the images to know more. 5
  6. 6. 2­3­14.notebook February 03, 2014 Why Persuade?  When you want someone to accept your viewpoint or when you want to influence someone about which you might emotionally feel about, you persuade. urge someone, through reasoning, to agree to a point of view or to take a course of action. Persuade is to 6
  7. 7. 2­3­14.notebook February 03, 2014 Check Your Understanding 2 When you persuade someone, you need to substantiate your  point of view. Yes No     Select the correct answer. 7
  8. 8. 2­3­14.notebook valid ts Persuasion—Exercise Teacher's Notes  ard February 03, 2014 "Homework is a waste of time." How will you persuade your parents and teachers? 8
  9. 9. 2­3­14.notebook February 03, 2014 Persuasion Techniques While persuading, did you do any of this? Quote someone Give statistics, facts or reliable information Make an emotional appeal Enlist the trust of your audience Emphasize the importance of your claim Make repetitive claims 9
  10. 10. 2­3­14.notebook February 03, 2014 Check Your Understanding 3 Repetition is one of the persuasive techniques. True False     Select the correct answer. 10
  11. 11. 2­3­14.notebook February 03, 2014 Check Your Understanding 4 Persuasion means to seek the trust of your audience. Yes No     Select the correct answer. 11
  12. 12. 2­3­14.notebook February 03, 2014 Identify Some Persuasive Techniques "Business today consists in persuading crowds." T.S. Eliot Quote someone Access to piped water into the household averages about 85% for the wealthiest 20% of the population, compared with 25% for the poorest 20%. Provide data "Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears..." Make an emotional appeal 12
  13. 13. 2­3­14.notebook February 03, 2014 Argument and Persuasion Are persuasion and argument the same? No 13
  14. 14. 2­3­14.notebook February 03, 2014 Activity Fast food is not a healthy option, yet careful food choices make even fast food a healthy option. This is Persuasion Argument 14
  15. 15. 2­3­14.notebook February 03, 2014 Select the Correct Answer  15
  16. 16. s,  n. February 03, 2014 Points to Remember Persuasion promotes opinion Teacher's Notes the  2­3­14.notebook Makes personal appeals Pull Pull Facts and views overlap May or may not consider other points of view Relies on repetition to drive home the point Pull Pull Pull 16
  17. 17. 2­3­14.notebook February 03, 2014 Check Your Understanding 5 How does the following statement try to persuade the readers? Three thousand nine hundred children die every day from  water borne diseases. A By furnishing data B By making an emotional appeal Select the correct answer. 17
  18. 18. 2­3­14.notebook February 03, 2014 Check Your Understanding 6 Quoting someone is one of the persuasive techniques. True False     Select the correct answer. 18
  19. 19. 2­3­14.notebook February 03, 2014 Check Your Understanding 7 Well­researched statistics helps persuade the readers. Yes No     Select the correct answer. 19
  20. 20. 2­3­14.notebook February 03, 2014 Check Your Understanding 8 Argument and persuasion are not the same, but they do  overlap. Yes No     Select the correct answer. 20
  21. 21. 2­3­14.notebook February 03, 2014 Check Your Understanding 9 Which of the following presents the fact in a balanced  manner? A Persuasion B Propaganda C Argument Select the correct answer. 21
  22. 22. 2­3­14.notebook February 03, 2014 Check Your Understanding 11    Write five points about the following statement to persuade        your reader.        Children can contribute to the carbon foot print. Content/writing space 22
  23. 23. 2­3­14.notebook February 03, 2014 Check Your Understanding 12 Persuasion blends facts and emotions. 10 True False     Select the correct answer. 23
  24. 24. 2­3­14.notebook February 03, 2014 24

×