The Value of Education

"If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be." -- Thomas Jefferson

Saturday, November 20, 2010

Syllabus, Nov. 29-Dec. 3

Monday - In class: Power Point presentations on rhetorical appeals (ethos, pathos, logos).
Homework (assigned before Thanksgiving): Essay on novel is due Tuesday. See earlier syllabus for topic.

Tuesday: In class - Power Point on logical fallacies.
Homework: Book test Thursday - Brave New World or 1984.

Wednesday: Review for book test.
Test tomorrow.
Fallacies project due Dec. 10 (see school website (files - Martha Shehane)
or link -'DocumentsCategory'&CategoryID=37192&iSection=Teachers&CorrespondingID=49772

Thursday: Re-examine writings of Englightenment period to determine strength of arguments, logical syllogisms.

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