Sept 5-8


Finish Persepolis; reading/vocab work time. Quiz tomorrow.


Parallel quiz 3. Rhetoric 101 mini-lecture!

Rhetoric 101


Continuing with rhetorical triangle!

First we will look at Lou Gehrig’s speech that he gave at Appreciation Day held in his honor in 1939.

Lou Gehrig Soapstone Practice

Then we analyzed George Bush’s speech which was televised on the evening of September 11, 2001.


HW: finish SOAPStone on the 9/11 speech. Vocab due at 11:59 pm


Review 9/11 speech; Add notes to Rhetoric 101 on Ethos.

King George VI.. what is his automatic ethos? He’s king right? He had a severe speech impediment. He needed to overcome that to present a strong face to his people. Watch the trailer for the movie, The King’s Speech and then watch the clip of him giving his radio speech in the film. Complete a SOAPStone for his speech.

HW: please look read this excerpt of an essay by Judith Ortiz Cofer and be able to discuss how she establishes ethos with her subject and gains readers’ trust.

The Myth of the Latin Woman ethos





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