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Persuasion Unit. 6 th Grade Language Arts Mrs. Frantz. Today’s goals. 1/22/14. Bell Ringer #?? Start Dyna - Prefix- Quiz Tuesday, January 28th New Verbs Packet Power of Persuasion Notes AR Reading Time/Finish Conferencing. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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PersuasionUnit6th Grade Language ArtsMrs. Frantz

Todays goalsBell Ringer #??Start Dyna- Prefix- Quiz Tuesday, January 28thNew Verbs PacketPower of Persuasion NotesAR Reading Time/Finish Conferencing

1/22/14

The Power of Persuasion:Generalizations andPersuasive Text

The writer may allow strong positive/negative personal feelings about an issue to influence the reader/listener.

The writer may exaggerate information in order to convince the reader/listener of something.

The writer may make a general statement about a group of things in order to influence the reader/listener.

Todays goalsBell Ringer #31 Verbs PacketReview Power of Persuasion NotesGeneralization NotesGeneralization Worksheet

1/23/14

Homework:Complete Generalization WSa general statement about a group of things or people that takes specific information about something and applies it to all similar things

signal words: in general, usually, few, tend to, or mostGeneralizations

good/valid generalizationsplenty of evidence

must be willing to change the generalization when confronted by evidence showing them to be false

bad/invalid generalizationslook at the evidence. It will show false generalizations

GeneralizationsWhy do we challenge generalizations?

to help prevent stereotypingto help understand things or people who are different from usA good generalization is an inference based on evidence.A bad generalization is an inference based on hearsay or false evidence.

GeneralizationsTodays goalsBell Ringer #32Generalization WS Homework Turn in!Verbs Worksheet Test next Wednesday!Dyna- Sentences Quiz next Tuesday! HOMEWORK: Begin studying for Tuesdays Dyna- Prefix Quiz

1/24/14

Todays goalsBell Ringer #33Scholastic Coupons? Orders due Friday!Verbs Worksheet Test WednesdayPersuasive Text NotesPersuasive Text VideoPersuasive Text Matching ActivityHOMEWORK: Study for tomorrows Dyna- Prefix Quiz/ Wednesdays Verb Test

1/27/14

loaded language: takes advantage of strong positive or negative feelings or emotions associated with certain words

name-calling : labels someone/something in a negative way instead

exaggeration: enlarging something beyond the truth way to buy the product

Persuasive Textbandwagon appeal: tries to persuade you to do something by emphasizing that everyone else is doing it or believes in it

testimonials: uses celebrities or satisfies customers to endorse a product because they influence people in a positive way to buy the product

Persuasive Text

Todays goalsBell Ringer #34Dyna- Prefix QuizFinish Verbs Packet Test Tomorrow!Verbs Helper CardHomework: Study for Tomorrows Verb Test!

1/28/14

Verbs Helper CardAction Verb Definition Include a few examplesHelping Verb Chart Include a few sample sentences2 Linking Verb ChartsInclude a few sample sentences

Todays goalsBell Ringer #35Verbs Test AR Reading TimeReview Persuasive Text NotesBias Notes

1/29/14

exaggeration: overstatement to convince or convey a position

credentials: Who is the author? What are the sources?Bias

current information: Is the information out of date, even though its convincing.

purpose: persuasive material should not pretend to be objective.

Bias

Todays goalsBell Ringer #36Start Suffix Phobia Next Quiz Wednesday, February 5thReview/Finish Bias NotesDaily Item ReadingCheerleading/Steroids Article LGIReminder: Scholastic Book Orders due tomorrow!

1/30/14

bias by omission: leaving one side out of the article

bias by selection of sources: writers include more sources that support one view over the other

Bias

bias by placement: story placement shows the importance of the story

above the fold on the front page is most importantless important stories go on the bottom half of the first page, on the first page of other sections, etc.

BiasTodays goalsBell Ringer #37Scholastic Book Orders due TODAY!Continue Suffix Phobia Next Quiz Wednesday, February 5thReview Bias NotesCheerleading/Steroids Article DiscussionScope Bulldog Article

1/31/14

Todays goalsBell Ringer #38Finish Phobia Suffix Quiz Wednesday!Scholastic School Sports Article

2/3/14

Todays goalsBell Ringer #39Phobia Suffix Quiz Tomorrow!Start Scholastic Trophy Article/Writing PromptAR Reading Time

2/4/14Homework:Study for tomorrows-Phobia Suffix Quiz

Todays goalsSNOW DAY!

2/5/14Todays goalsBell Ringer #40Phobia Suffix Quiz AR Reading Time/ConferencingFinish Trophy Article/Writing Prompt2/6/14

Todays goalsBell Ringer #41Introduction to Adverbs NotesStart Figurative Language PacketWrite Trophy Essay & Turn in Worksheet

2/7/14

Adverba word that modifies a verb, an adjective, or another adverbAdverbs answer the following questions:Words often used as adverbs:Where?here, there, away, up, outsideWhen?now, then, later, soon, agoHow?clearly, easily, quietly, slowlyHow often? How long?never, always, often, seldom, frequently, usually, forever

To what extent? How much?very, hardly, almost, so, really, most, nearly, quite, less, only

Adverbs Modifying VerbsEx.: His brother laughs loudly at his own jokes.

The adverb loudly ends with the suffix ly and modifies the verb laughs.

Ex.: The captain went boldly onto the deck in the storm.

The adverb boldly modifies the verb went.

Todays goalsBell Ringer #42Figurative Language PacketSwim Team Persuasive TextAR Reading Time

2/10/14

Todays goalsBell Ringer #43Strive for Five 17 Days!Review Introduction to Adverbs Notes & Complete ExercisesVending Machines Article ?

2/11/14

Adverb or Adjective?Copy down the following sentences. Then, decide if the underlined word is an adjective (ADJ) or an adverb (ADV) by labeling it correctly.

The squirrel darted quickly up the tree and hid.Monet was a talented painter of landscapes.Gabriela can ski faster than I can.Is this poem the one that you wrote?The blond man is my Uncle Ted.

Adverb or Adjective?The squirrel darted quickly up the tree and hid.

Monet was a talented painter of landscapes.

Gabriela can ski faster than I can.

Is this poem the one that you wrote?

The blond man is my Uncle Ted.

ADVADVADJADJADJ

Adverb or Adjective?Copy down the following sentences. Then, decide if the underlined word is an adjective (ADJ) or an adverb (ADV) by labeling it correctly.

Soon you will need to put the pizza in the oven.The actors practiced their lines before school.Mountain biking is always enjoyable.Tasmania is nearby Australia.We happily sat with our feet in the water.

Adverb or Adjective?Soon you will need to put the pizza in the oven.

The actors practiced their lines before school.

Mountain biking is always enjoyable.

Tasmania is nearby Australia.

We happily sat with our feet in the water.

ADVADVADVADJADJTodays goalsBell Ringer #44Strive for Five 16 Days!Persuasive Argument Re-WriteText Structure WS

2/12/14Homework:P. 48-49Text Structures PacketPersuasive Argument OrganizationParagraph 1 Hook, then your thesisParagraph 2 Article summaryParagraph 3 Supporting Evidence for your opinionParagraph 4 The other side win them overParagraph 5 - Conclusion

Todays goalsSNOW DAY

2/13/14Todays goalsBell Ringer #45Strive for Five 9 Days!Text Structure Go over HW and Finish WS Adverbs Modifying AdjectivesVending Machines Article

2/19/14Adverbs Modifying AdjectivesEx.: Some kinds of opals are extremely beautiful. The adverb extremely ends with the suffix ly and modifies the adjective beautiful.

Ex.: He began reading when he was very young. The adverb very modifies the adjective young.

Adverbs Modifying AdjectivesCopy down the following sentences. Then, underline the adverb that is modifying the adjective.

The moon is the earths nearest neighbor in space.We noticed the very full moon in the sky.The moon appears much brighter on some nights.The moon travels more quickly around the earth than the earth travels around the sun.The moons of some other planets are slower.

Adverbs Modifying AdjectivesCopy down the following sentences. Then, underline the adverb that is modifying the adjective.

The moon is the earths nearest neighbor in space.We noticed the very full moon in the sky.The moon appears much brighter on some nights.The moon travels more quickly around the earth than the earth travels around the sun.The moons of some other planets are slower.

1/7/13Adverbs Modifying AdjectivesCopy down the following sentences. Then, underline the adverb that is modifying the adjective.

This is the worst cold I have had.Derrick feels much better this morning.This peach has a better flavor than that one.Our team played the most terrible game in history.Of all the volunteers, Doreen has collected the most donations for the animal shelter.

Adverbs Modifying AdjectivesCopy down the following sentences. Then, underline the adverb that is modifying the adjective.

This is the worst cold I have had.Derrick feels much better this morning.This peach has a better flavor than that one.Our team played the most terrible game in history.Of all the volunteers, Doreen has colle