Lyddie: Unit2 lesson3

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Lyddie: Unit2 lesson3

  1. 1. DO NOW Entry Task – visuals! • Look at pictures • Answer questions on your Entry Task
  2. 2. Lyddie Learning Objectives I can determine one of Chávez’s main claims and identify the supporting evidence for it. I can identify basic rhetorical strategies and analyze how Chávez used them to develop his claims.
  3. 3. Lyddie Agents of Change Point 1: Chávez asserts that farmworkers face difficult and unfair living conditions and working conditions. Point 2: Chávez decided to organize the union to empower the workers in particular and the Chicano people in general.
  4. 4. Lyddie Agents of Change Commonwealth Club Address • “Rhetorical strategies?” • Rhetorical toolbox • Persuasive writers use different tools than essayists or journalists
  5. 5. Lyddie Definitions Copy on top of the Rhetoric Toolbox sheet rhetoric: the art of trying to persuade someone
  6. 6. Lyddie Agents of Change Rhetorical toolbox – look at par # 2 • Use powerful words and phrases: • Emotionally charged language Examples?
  7. 7. Lyddie Agents of Change Rhetorical toolbox – Par. 2 • Why does Chávez use these motional words? • How does it make his audience feel? • Why would he BEGIN his speech this way?
  8. 8. Lyddie Agents of Change Commonwealth Club Address • Left side= 5 or less (gist) each paragraph • Right side= “HOW he’s saying it” • Par. 2: With emotionally charged language to engage the audience and build empathy (feeling).
  9. 9. Lyddie Agents of Change Commonwealth Club Address • Right side= “HOW he’s saying it” • You and shoulder partner, try paragraph 3 • • • What rhetorical tool is he using? How do you know? What does the tool do?
  10. 10. Lyddie Agents of Change Commonwealth Club Address • Right side= “HOW he’s saying it” • Par. 3: He is using statistics to make a logical appeal to back up the emotional one.
  11. 11. Lyddie Agents of Change Commonwealth Club Address • Right side= “HOW he’s saying it” • You and shoulder partner, try paragraph 5 • • • What rhetorical tool is he using? How do you know? What does the tool do?
  12. 12. Lyddie Agents of Change Commonwealth Club Address • Right side= “HOW he’s saying it” • Par. 5: He is showing he is credible (trustworthy). He lived it, so he knows it.
  13. 13. Lyddie Agents of Change Commonwealth Club Address • Right side= “HOW he’s saying it” • You and shoulder partner, try paragraph 8 • • • What rhetorical tool is he using? How do you know? What does the tool do?
  14. 14. Lyddie Agents of Change Commonwealth Club Address • Right side= “HOW he’s saying it” • Par. 8: He is asking rhetorical questions (he doesn’t want them answered by the crowd). This helps him lead people to a conclusion.
  15. 15. Lyddie Definitions Copy on bottom of the Rhetoric Toolbox sheet rhetorical question: a question someone uses to make a statement, and not get an answer Examples: Aren’t you ashamed of yourself? Is the sky blue? Why not?
  16. 16. Lyddie Agents of Change Commonwealth Club Address • Paragraph 8 - Listen as I read aloud • Why does Chavez argue that it is logical for the Hispanic movement to start with the farmworkers? • How does asking questions help him develop this claim? • What other strategies are in this paragraph?
  17. 17. Lyddie Agents of Change Commonwealth Club Address • Paragraph 9 - Listen as I read aloud • What lines have a counterclaim? • Highlight or circle the counterclaim • Why would he include a counterclaim?
  18. 18. Lyddie Agents of Change Text-Dependent Questions • AT THE WEFT THREADS partners • Re-read paragraphs # 8-15 • Answer questions as you go • Raise your hands for help!
  19. 19. Lyddie Agents of Change Point 1: Chávez asserts that farmworkers face difficult and unfair living conditions and working conditions. Point 2: Chávez decided to organize the union to empower the workers in particular and the Chicano people in general.
  20. 20. Lyddie Homework Homework • Add to the Structure Anchor Chart paragraphs 8-18 (Main claim and connection) • Independent Reading Book (15-20 min)

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