Social Dilemma and Rhetorical Strategies

19 Apr

Rhetorical Strategies Used to Persuade People


Logos– The speaker attempts to appeal to the audience’s logical or reasoning side. (Facts, stats, data, logical conclusions)

Pathos– The speaker attempts to appeal to the audience’s emotional or sympathetic side. (emotions)

Ethos– The character of the speaker is used to appeal to the audience. (Experts, people with experience)

Your Job: As we watch the film, write down an example of each strategy that is used to convey their points in your notebook.

Opinion Piece is Due Tomorrow Night!

The Social Dilemma

We will continue watching the documentary The Social Dilemma.

Social Dilemma

14 Apr

Quick Writes:

How old were you when you first got a phone?

How did it change your life?

Check your phone’s screen time. What do you think you would do with that time if you didn’t have a phone?

Quick Write: Why do you think the video above is telling you “don’t do it?” Do you agree? Do you feel pressure to conform in your life so far?

The Social Dilemma

We will continue watching the documentary The Social Dilemma.

Vocab and Social Media

13 Apr

Two Word Tuesday Vocabulary

Candid and Embellish from the 9th Grade Vocabulary list.

Quick Write:

3 things you like about social media. 3 things you don’t like about social media.

The Social Dilemma

We will begin watching the documentary The Social Dilemma.

The 4th Quarter Begins! Social Media and Phone Use…

12 Apr

Quick Write: How has the first 3 quarters of 9th grade been? Are you growing in the direction you want? Why or why not? What can you do to improve your life/grades/general happiness in the last quarter of the year?

Welcome Back Everyone!

We are back to full capacity for the fourth quarter. To help with potential contact tracing, we will need to set up assigned seats.

Social Media and Phone Usage

Quick Writes:

Do you consider your relationship with your phone to be healthy? Why or why not?

How long could you last without your phone?

Check your screentime. How do you feel about this number?

Quizziz and Make Up Missing Work

9 Apr

Today we will do an online Quizziz about commonly confused words: https://quizizz.com/join?gc=55177042

You will have the rest of the time to work on any revisions or missing work.

All work must be turned in by the end of the day today!

Notebook Check/Irony Worksheet

7 Apr

Wednesday Wisdom

How you do anything is how you do everything.

Notebook Check!

Today we will be checking notebooks for the 3rd quarter.

Irony Worksheet

Determine and explain which type of irony is used in each scenario. Worksheet.

The 3 Types of Irony

6 Apr

Two Word Tuesday Vocabulary

Objective and Subjective from the 9th Grade Vocabulary list.

Irony

Today we will take notes on the 3 types of irony. Here are the notes.

Welcome Back! Gift of the Magi

5 Apr

Quick Write: How was your break? Pick one day or moment in a day that you feel was the most significant part of your break. Answer the following questions about it: Who, What, When, Where?

ALERT! End of the Third Quarter is Upon Us!

Notebooks are due Wednesday!

Any missing work or work that you want a better grade on must be in no later than Friday.

Families of any student in danger of failing the quarter will be notified this week!

Read the Gift of the Magi

Today we will read The Gift of the Magi. There are 5 questions at the end that I’d like you to answer in your notebook using a quote from the story as your answer.

All materials are posted on Google Classroom.

555 Challenge and Skills; OMAM Film Again!

25 Mar

Quick Writes:

What is the thing you’ve been thinking about the most today?

Five Five Five Writing Piece

You will have time to work on your writing assignment during class.

Here are some skills to consider using:

Remember to label your skills in comments on your paper. Give the skill and how you are using it. For example, write “Sensory Imagery- describing the smell of the pasta.” Here is a reminder on how to insert comments in a Google Doc.

OMAM Film

We will watch more scenes from the original 1939 Of Mice and Men film.

555 Challenge and Skills; OMAM Film

24 Mar

Five Five Five Writing Piece

You will have time to work on your writing assignment during class.

Here are some skills to consider using:

Remember to label your skills in comments on your paper. Give the skill and how you are using it. For example, write “Sensory Imagery- describing the smell of the pasta.” Here is a reminder on how to insert comments in a Google Doc.

OMAM Film

We will watch more scenes from the original 1939 Of Mice and Men film.