November 22

22 Nov

Discuss writing requirement for reading responses.  Download the hand out here:reading responses ideas

New Skill: Epistophe– the last word repeater.  Repeating the last word or phrases of your sentences.  This gets the readers (or if giving a speech, the audience) to complete your sentences, making them feel like active participants in your writing.  When people know what is going to come next, they tend to agree with it more often.

Example here

Newt Gingrich on the Occupy Wall Street movement:  “They take over a public park they didn’t pay for, to go nearby to use bathrooms they didn’t pay for, to beg for food from places they don’t want to pay for.”

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