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Persuasion

Hey all, Today we’re going to finish¬†looking at our documentaries and begin to consider methods of power and control. Persuasive Speech Assignment We’ll also consider Ethos, Pathos, and Logos in this article: What Johnny Can’t Read Methods of Control Presentation…

Yesterday and Today Documentaries

Greetings, Today we will begin working on documentaries. The idea behind this project is that we compare what was happening in the Industrial Revolution to modern times. Assignment Sheet Topic List We’ll spend some time looking at examples from the…

Pacing!

Pacing is critical to good writing because pacing is used to control the speed of the plot. ¬†Pacing is manipulating time. The writer sometimes slows the pace by putting more detail in, but sometimes also hurries over details, leaving out…

Immigration

Happy Monday, Here are some necessary and helpful links as we shift our focus to immigration and narrative: Immigrant Role Research Guide Helpful Info About Writing Historical Fiction Historical Fiction Assignment Sheet Good example of historical fiction narrative. Ellis Island…

Presentations and Further Readings

Happy Tuesday, Today we’ll do our presentations, review a bit for tomorrow’s summative assessment, and then spend some time looking at the article linked here: A History of Child Labor. We’ve spent most of our time talking about England. Now…

Innovations of the Industrial Revolution

Happy Monday! We’ll spend a few minutes finishing our presentations for the major components of the Industrial Revolution. You will then present your findings. Following that, you will begin researching an innovation of the Industrial Revolution. Here is the assignment…

Group Think

Hey there, We’re going to work in groups to organize our thinking around the Industrial Revolution. Groups: Agricultural Revolution Enclosure System Factory System Textile Industry Child Labor Prezi on I.R.