Logos is the way we can use text, textual evidence, and data to argue a point. (Head)
Pathos is the way we appeal to an audience through emotion, the warm fuzzy side, or the fear mongering side of an argument. (Heart)
Ethos is the way we look at the speaker. Are they creditable, are they reliable, is there a moral code they follow. (Balance)
In order to have a deeper understanding of how these rhetorical appeals play a role in speeches, students listened to President Obama's speech to America's Schoolchildren (pg 68-72). There is a video posted on the A-Day page of President Obama giving the speech.
For homework complete questions 1-4 on pg 72.
Time to talk about the rough draft. Most students were able to turn in their rough draft through google classroom. However, a small number of students didn't follow the directions or didn't turn in their rough drafts. Students have been instructed many times, to turn in their rough drafts to google classroom. They have been told to write this down in their planners, this has been posted on line, and has even had a remind notice sent out. If a student did not follow directions they risk getting a 0 on their rough draft. In order to fix this, students MUST turn in their rough draft to the google classroom assignment ASAP. If they do not do this, they will earn a 0.