with Teacher Devon
- Starts Jan 10, 2024Starts Jan 10, 2024
- 95 US dollars$95
- Online Classroom
Students will learn first to recognize the rhetorical elements of logos, pathos and ethos through reading assigned speech(es). They will then write a persuasive essay using these elements. Concepts covered and learned through writing one essay include: punctuation and paragraphing, applying logos, pathos, and ethos in writing, choosing 3 main points (subtopics), note taking, using and documenting sources, writing a thesis statement, writing topic sentences, MLA Format, writing supporting paragraphs, transition sentences, writing an opening paragraph, using Rogerian strategy to write opposing viewpoints, writing refuting paragraphs, and writing a closing paragraph. Age Suggestion: 14+ Main Course Sequence: follows Expository Writing; often taken more than once; concurrent with Literature Analysis Time Required: Approximately 4-6 hours per week, plus 1-hour weekly online class time.