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Teacher Resource© 2021 College Board 122Learning Cycle 2ASSESS & REFLECTPre-AP English 2UNIT 1Assess and Reflect on Learning Cycle 2The following writing task asks students to analyze a section of Dmitri Williams’sLos Angeles Timesop-ed. Instead of analyzing a single rhetorical move, students will instead consider how Williams develops his argument through a series of moves. Students were guided through a similar analysis about successive images in filmmaker Fukada’s multimedia argument, but this task asks students to write independently. SUGGESTED TIMING1–2 class periodsSTUDENT TASKShare the following prompt with students.Write a well-developed paragraph (or two) analyzing a section of Dmitri Williams’sLos Angeles Timesop-ed “Community is the ‘Killer App’ Missing from Virtual Reality.” Instead of focusing on just one rhetorical move, explain how Williams develops his argument through a series of moves. Be sure to include textual evidence and an explanation of the intended effect on Williams’s audience. You may use your annotated text, class notes, the class presentations, and the RAV Wall as resources.EVALUATING THE WORK AND PROVIDING FEEDBACKAs you examine students’ writing, check for the following elements:topic sentencetextual evidence and an explanation of evidenceexplanation of the intended effect of Williams’s rhetorical moves on his readersThis formative task provides an opportunity to check students’ progress and provide constructive feedback. As the complexity of students’ writing tasks increases, the variety of their responses may also increase. Some students may write one paragraph with a structure

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