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What kinds of experiences would increase one's self-respect? Why do you think self-respect is so important to one's development as a healthy, mature individual?

Due Date: 

Thursday, February 23, 2017

How is the canoe accident a metaphor for (similar to) Crabbe's life?

Due Date: 

Friday, February 17, 2017

Posted: February 9, 2017

What are the pros and cons Crabbe might consider as he convinces himself not to return to the comfort of his parents' home? What would you do?

Due Date: 

Friday, February 10, 2017

What makes a good parent?

Due Date: 

Friday, February 3, 2017

Posted: December 22, 2016

I want to wish you all a very wonderful holiday! See you after the break! :)

I have reduced the number of entries for this week to 2. You have the entire week to get them finished, so you can choose when you'd like to work on them.

Entry 1: Your choice of entry

Entry 2: If you were to recommend one thing that I should do over the winter break, what would it be and why should I do it? Write a persuasive paragraph to convince me your idea is the best.

IMPORTANT NOTICE ABOUT LATE NOTEBOOK ENTRIES: If you have late entries you would like me to mark, you MUST hand them in by Friday, December 23, 2016. I will not accept late entries after this date.

Due Date: 

Friday, December 23, 2016

Monday: Persuasive paragraph - topic of your choice

Tuesday: Your choice

Wednesday: None

Thursday: Persuasive paragraph - choose one from today's lesson

Friday: Your choice

 

Due Date: 

Friday, December 16, 2016

Monday: How will appealing to credibility (ethos) improve your persuasive writing?

Tuesday: Your choice of entry.

Wednesday: Using your position from last week's notebook entry (Do cats or dogs make better pets?), persuade me using the following techniques - credibility, emotions, and logic. Write at least one sentence for each technique.

Thursday: Choose one scenario from today's activity and write a persuasive paragraph.

Friday: Your choice of entry.

Due Date: 

Friday, December 9, 2016