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NF UNIT P1 Day 7

Day 7

Poem A Day:

You won’t have to ask, but go ahead: Ask the students how they “feel.”

Mini-lesson:

The objective today: Students will understand how nonfiction writers use rhetoric to persuade readers to think a certain way or to act. 313 more words

Nonfiction Part 1

Listening is Seeking to Be Changed by Another Person

Listening is a state of seeking to be changed by the other person.

Listening is less about the ears, than about a state of openness to change. 224 more words

Self-Discipline

The Nested-Loop

In my junior high years, I loved collecting, trading and reading comics.  As kids, we brought our comics to school where all kinds of deals were made for the right story.  478 more words

Persuasion

Books:

Captain Wentworth’s Diary (Jane Austen Heroes #3) by Amanda Grange

Persuade Me (Darcy & Friends #2) by Juliet Archer

The Lady Anne Elliot Wentworth, Duchess of Glastonbury… 81 more words

Persuasion

3.7 🍐 19-23 February 2018

Tuesday
20 February 2018

  • Analyze two complex speeches by Nobel Prize winners.
  • Synthesize textual evidence by participating actively in a Socratic Seminar.
  • Emulate the model speeches by drafting an argumentative speech.
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Agenda

Hero's Journey

Human stories began about 200,000 years ago, before the technology of writing was invented, stories were told and passed down orally.  The oldest recorded written story came out of Mesopotamia.    477 more words