Unit One A Week Six: Canadian Identity Lesson 1.16 Complete the following tasks, record your responses on this document, and submit the document (as an attachment) via Blackboard. You will need more space to record your answers; keep typing and the space will expand. 42 marks In Lessons 1.14 and 1.15, you began preparing for writing an editorial by exploring several editorial examples. In this lesson, you will brainstorm and gather evidence for your editorial in response to Prompt A or Prompt B. Before Composing and Creating In one way or another, the purpose of most editorials is to influence the actions or views of the audience. This is the primary function of the persuasive editorial. Remember the specific parts of an editorial: 1. an introduction 2. the reaction to the topic-your opinion 3. the details 4. the conclusion-solutions/call to action. In a persuasive editorial, it is essential to anticipate an opposing argument and address it. As you begin to think about your topic, consider what you know about it. 1. Which prompt are you responding to: Prompt A or Prompt B (highlight your choice)? Explain why you have chosen that prompt. /2 marks I chose Prompt A, as I get the great opportunity to describe the uniqueness about Canada. I would like people to know and understand that Canada means a lot of things to people, and people are provided with opportunities to do and try different things. Prompt A: Write an editorial, to be published on July 1, on what it means to be Canadian. Be sure to refer to at least 3 selections you have studied thus far in the course to support your opinion. OR Prompt B : Immigrants to Canada are arriving regularly. Write an editorial, either explaining how diversity enhances Canadian society or acknowledging the potential contribution these new residents will make to Canadian society. Be sure to refer to at least 2 selections you have studied thus far in the course to support your opinion.
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