As of today, (10.10.2017), I am switching our class website over to Google Classroom. Please check there for class announcements and assignments.
Your Columbus Day reading project will be due next class.
Our question is: Should the United States celebrate Columbus Day as a holiday?
You will need to read the following passages in the WHITE BOOK!
198- Momaday 286- Image 291- Berliner 293- Mankiller 296- Connell
You will also need to write cornell notes for the documents - a minimum of 3 entries per document, please
Tuesday's work: 1) finish vocabulary 2)answers to phrase/clause practice 3) Read Henry's liberty or death speech in Red book pg 122 4) Read the excerpt from Paine's Crisis paper in Red book page 130, and do a practice reading test.
Assignment due 9-21: Find one or more examples of logical fallacies used in modern political discourse. If you'd like, you can check out last year's presidential debates, or any modern political discourse which you might be familiar with. For at least one of the fallacies, you need to explain 1)what the fallacy is, 2) how it works in the document, and 3) why it matters. You can choose your own text, or you can use the George Wallace, "Segregation Now, Segregation Forever" speech, which I have linked below and cut substantial portions of for the sake of brevity.
Musings Part II homework - Due 9.11 Take Cornell Notes as you read.
Essential question: How do I write an antithesis essay?
Guiding questions for the left column of your notes: what is an antithesis? What is the structure? How do my thesis and topic statements differ from an expository essay? What is a refutation and where does it go?
Syllabi & Musings Packet Homework – Due 9.7
Download, read, and print the syllabus. Page 3 asks for signatures. Please sign this ONLY after reading the syllabus, paying particular attention to the grading scale as well as the plagiarism statement.
From the Musings packet, please read part ONE only. Stop at part II, which begins on page 7.
Take Cornell Notes as you read.
Essential question: How do I write an AP essay?
Guiding questions for the left column of your notes: What is the structure of the essay? What does a thesis look like? How do I compose a topic Sentence? What is the process of analysis?
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