Warm Up/Activator: Read 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens pgs. 58-65
1. Complete Reader’s Journey pgs. 228, which focuses on the Literary Analysis – Persuasive Writing. Complete using Unit 3: Vocabulary sheet.
2. Write Online Reader Response 4 [Methods of Persuasion]: What are some methods everyday people use to persuade others? *View a commercial: Nike Ad: If You Let Me Play (1995) and discuss the methods of persuasion used in the commercial.
1. Which persuasive techniques were used?
2. Does the author use examples, details, reasons to support his or her opinions?
3. Does the commercial provide enough information to make a decision about the product?
4. Is the author's opinions well supported and clear?
5. Does the commercial represent the [women's] debate? Does it include the opposing viewpoint?
Homework: With an appropriate link to a persuasive commercial, advertisement, or campaign. Post your Online Reader Response 4 [Methods of Persuasion] to Edmodo.