Homework and Class Work for ENG 100A Monday, Dec. 3, 2012 4th Period: Morgan Mitchell, Maddie Newton, Erika Oakley INDEPENDENT WORK: Read and complete the attached Rhetoric Anticipation Guide. CLASSWORK: 1. Copy notes on rhetoric and argument from class lecture from another student. 2. View the Argument PPT. The class discussed each of the images to determine the argument it made. Evaluate each image and record what you deem the argument being made is. Turn in for credit. 3. Complete the homework assignment attached for the following class. 4. Complete #2 on page 36 of Everything’s An Argument. Turn in for credit. 5. The class worked in groups to complete #4 on page 36 of Everything’s an Argument and then discussed. Complete and turn in for credit. ENG 100 Anticipation Guide – Rhetoric Show that you agree or disagree with each statement by marking an X in the correct column. Then write a comment about the statement in the blank space. You may add questions and statements as the lesson progresses. AGREE DISAGREE _____ _____ 1. Rhetoric is the art of speaking and writing effectively. _____ _____ 2. Rhetoric is the art of persuasion. _____ _____ 3. Rhetoric has an approximately 3,300-year history. _____ _____ 4. The emphasis of rhetoric is on meaning and how it is constructed or conveyed. _____ _____ 5. Rhetoric is traditionally associated with politics, law, public relations, Lobbying, marketing and advertising. _____ _____ 6. How one says something conveys as much meaning as what one says. ENG 100 EEA CHAPTER ONE HOMEWORK Everything’s an Argument - Chapter One Homework In a recent newspaper or periodical (magazine), find three editorials – one that makes a forensic argument, one a deliberative argument, and one a ceremonial argument. If you do not have access to a print newspaper or periodical you may access one of the following on-line sources: http://www.kentucky.com/ The above site will link you to the Lexington Herald Leader. You will need to select the Opinion link, followed by the Editorials link. http://www.nytimes.com/ The above site will link you to the New York Times. You will need to select the Opinion link, followed by the Editorials link. http://www.usatoday.com/ The above site will link you to USA Today. You will need to select the Opinion link, followed by the Editorial Board link. For each of the three editorials you choose complete the following and bring to class: 1. Cut out or print the editorial 2. Label your paper as follows: a. In the upper right hand corner put your full name, the date, ENG 100 and the class period. b. On the top lines of the paper, record the title of the editorial, the name of the newspaper or periodical from which it was published, and the type of argument it represents (forensic, deliberative, ceremonial). 3. Record your thinking as you analyze the argument of each editorial by asking and answering these three questions: Who is arguing? What purposes are the writers trying to achieve? To whom are they directing their arguments? 4. Record your thinking, as you then consider whether the arguments’ purposes have been achieved in each case. 5. Record your thinking regarding the reasons for the arguments’ success, if the arguments’ purposes have been achieved. 6. Be prepared to present your work to the class.