Good Day!

In class:

  • Journal Entry
  • Introduction to Threshold Concepts
  • Discussion of Concept 1: Writing is a Social and Rhetorical Activity
  • Create groups for Rhetorical Presentations


Rhetorical Appeals

  • Activity- get in groups and begin brainstorming for group Facilitations to be given Wednesday, September 7th.
  • In your groups, locate & analyze the rhetorical situation of a written document or article.
  • Facilitate a lesson and discussion about ethos, pathos, or logos and analyze the text.
  • Questions to consider:
Explain the rhetorical situation. What is the context?
What is the exigence/need?
Who/what is the rhetor/author? Are they credible?
Who is the audience of the piece?
Was the author's argument persuasive? Why or why not?
  • Each group must be prepared to give a 10 minute facilitation to the class on Wednesday, September 7.

Reminders for Wednesday, August 31st: