Monday, September 30, 2013


Finish watching Lucianne Walkowicz's TED Talk, "Look Up for a Change" to model 3-2-1-1 discussion prep. Share quotations/details worth discussing, talk about rhetorical techniques, and model rhetorical analysis claim.

Discuss how to write an argument "While...ultimately,...because" claim by modeling with a favorite holiday. Then, discuss process: why start an academic discussion with this kind of claim statement?

HW: Read John Steinbeck's "Americans and the Land," pages 667-671 of The McGraw-Hill Reader, and write down 3 quotations worth discussing.

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