Sarah Van Arsdale
01.11 The Free Response
Rhetorical devices are used in writing to ultimately persuade the reader into considering a
topic from a different perspective than the usual. In this specific prompt, Benjamin Banneker
British primatologist, ethologist, anthropologist, and UN Messenger of
1. According to the opening statement, what does every person realize at some moment in
In the opening statement we realize at the same moment that envy is ignorance, imitation is
suicide, and we must take ourselves for better, for wors
04.02 Another View
Directions: Save this worksheet. Read both articles and complete both parts.
Part One: Fill out the Compare and Contrast Chart.
Part Two: Write a paragraph how these articles compare and contrast using details from
An Analysis of George Bush and Tony Blair Speeches
Predominantly, tone can be described as the variation of pitch in ones voice while
speaking. The tone of someones voice is capable of telling whether they are sad, angry, or
happy with something
an act or action of admonishing; authoritative counsel or warning.:
"the old judge's admonition to the jury on this point was particularly weighty".
behind or toward the rear of a ship or aircraft.:
"the engine rooms lay astern".
Wilson extremely exaggerates both sides of the argument when writing the two different passages from
two different views. Yes, there is controversy in Climate Control, but these two passages are not
something to be taken seriously at all, and magnifies pe
1. What elements of satire did you notice upon your first read of the article?
The author uses tone to insinuate satire. Using elements of humor, this author has shown that
these shoe soles are no different from any other. Also, that we can't believe ever
Google Cardboard saves baby's life
By Elizabeth Cohen, CNN Senior Medical Correspondent Thu January 7,
Teegan Lexcen was born in August 2015.When she was born the doctors and her mother thought
she was perfectl
Mattel came out with a new doll called Hello Barbie that many people have
different options on. The doll may be cool to kids but creepy to parents. Hello
Barbie is not child appropriate because it takes what the child says and records it
1. What is the essential cultural observation or situation being satirized? What clues lead
you to this conclusion?
It's showing that schools are actually teaching us a lot, rather than preparing us for a life of
failure. He's calling attention to the ext
AP English Language Journal
Analysis and persuasive essays
Responses to literature questions
Formal and informal letters
Speeches and historical documents
Personal reader response
01.12 Close Reading and Context - Journal
He was a widower with no interest
in children, or talent with them. He
regarded them as young adults, and
until this strange crisis he, like the
rest of Salem never conceived that
the children were
01.12 Close Reading and Context
Puritans - The term "Puritan" first began as a taunt or
insult applied by traditional Anglicans to those who
criticized or wished to "purify" the Church of England.
Time period The 16 hundreds
Puritan lifestyle they worked
1.06A As I Read Graphic Organizer
In the first column below, type any questions or thoughts you have as you read. In the second column, record
an example or detail from the story that brought about your question or thought. In the third column, note any
Predominantly, tone can be described as the variation of pitch in ones voice while speaking.
The tone of someones voice is capable of telling whether they are sad, angry, or happy with
something. For instance, when young children are being called by their
Qualify the topic.
People think that Jazz music is a disturbance, or threat to American society.
Must find a way to remove Jazz from the connotation itself.
Must recognize the problem. Obviously people just dont make things up without reason.
Is Jazz Musi
I would like to qualify Mr. Schopenhauer with his contradictory statements made in the excerpt
given. I must say that I find it very frustrating only given permission to discuss one of the many
points made. I agree, in terms of believ
Question 2 Response
The writer for The Atlantic Monthly covered an inconspicuous topic that many people could
simply disregard or dismiss altogether. However, in the minds of a great few, this controversy is
the very thing that we cann
Materialistic? No. Our advance in technology should not be expressed as materialistic, but
necessary for the growth of our human intelligence and the craft of magnificent work. Can we do
great things without the use of technology? Absolutely. But with the
I disagree overall, but I do agree with certain things that Lewis Thomas has to say. There is a
certain point in which you have to decide for yourself what is learned by doing it right, and what
is learned by doing it wrong. You cant
2.09 Reimagine Narrative Planner
Complete the following information in order to plan an effective and engaging narrative.
Instructions:The more clearly you understand the character, the better you will be able to tell the story
from his o
Life before computers, must have been very bland and different
from the way it is now. Before, there was books, and as they are
still here in the world. They usually are more to entertain people
and less of books that help people. Exept one t
We all wondered why they fell. I was in Philadelphia when the force fields came down, while the
rest of my family was in Baltimore. Wait a second, there they are! Mom, Dad, and my little
brother! And then, I fell.
theres only so much room, Kate! said Darb
6. Marcia Bartusiak wrote this
article and I summarized it.
7 .Saulson mused Those
black holes were waiting for
8. important in so
Have you ever thought about the reason we have video games? It is because of companies like
Microsoft, Sony, and Atari. These companies made all the systems, games, and merchandise
that we have today. Even though the first video game was creat
Directions: Complete this activity by answering all questions in complete sentences. When you
have completed the Seasons Worksheet, you will go to the assessment area and attach the file
to the 3.03 The Seasons assessment.
1. Provide at least two statemen