Monday, April 14, 2008

Day 9

English 102 Lesson Plan Day 9

  1. BP Opportunities, today, tonight, this week
  2. Argument uses three things: Logos, Ethos, Pathos
    1. They're connected.


  3. Last week—Appearance/Reality/Unlikely
  4. Today: Likely
    1. Which side is more convincing?
  5. Your paper will have a thesis that looks like the one on the board.


  6. Each paragraph should have a clear topic sentence. You choose the key words. Repeat them in the topic sentences to create a thread.
    1. Sample?
  7. Each paragraph should have between 1-3 items to support the idea. Mix N&D and CM.
  8. Other places, too—Yakima Herald Republic? Proquest, for ex.
  9. Practice "In text" citations in Rough Draft.
  10. "Works cited" due with final draft on Friday.


  11. Rough draft due Wednesday. Bring four copies.


  12. Homework: An outline to the topic sentence level.


Outline the following, according to the EVALUATION CHAPTER, due Friday:

a.     How did she do as a worker? (196)

b.    How did she do at "life in general"? (196)

c.    Why are the official poverty rates misleading? (200)

d.    If productivity is increasing, why aren't wages? (202-3)

e.    What keeps the workers from finding better jobs? Where is the friction? (205)

f.    Explain the "vicious cycle" of labor costs described by the book. (212)

g.    What makes the working poor invisible? (216)

h.    List some of the complaints the middle and upper class have about the

working poor. (220)

i.    Summarize the problems facing the working poor.

j.    What are the solutions to these problems? (213-214; 221?)

k.    What are the objections to these solutions? (214)

l.    Why does Ehrenreich call the working poor the most philanthropic of all

social classes? (220)

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