To make sure you are headed on the right track, you will participate in a peer conference in which you discuss your persuasive essay. PeerConferences
ESSAYS ARE DUE FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 26.
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There are many critical issues present in our community. We will explore different ideas and opinions that express what we want to do to make a change. We will then present a proposal to our classmates and try to persuade them to make that change with you. OutlineforPersuasiveSpeech TransitionSignals
1. Vocabulary Flashcards 2. Reading Log Reflection 3. Paragraph summary for Achieve 3000 article
Practice using our 8 Components with famous speeches.
Every week, you will have a list of vocabulary words. You MUST create flashcards for every single word to use for study time. Every Monday, you will have a vocabulary quiz. Remember to study these words whenever you can. Your flashcards will be checked and graded as homework. This weeks words: solicit(or)-v. To persistently try to obtain an object, or bring about an event malice-n. The desire to injure another.. Read More
We are starting our new unit on Persuasive Writing. For this unit, we will focus on writing and giving speeches. In the process of learning how to write a persuasive speech, we will learning about an educated democracy. By the end of our unit, we will participate in a mock election that will make our vote count!