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English Question

English Question

Description

Topic : Football has severe mental and physical effects in the human body. Argument – I want to inform the dangerous of football and the effect it it has.

  • Everyone will complete a Google Site

ARGUMENT

  • Use your approved topic from your Topic and Argument

2 CLAIMS

  • This is a sub-topic or mini argument that falls under your main argument.
  • Your argument should be broken into 2 areas of focus that you will use to prove the argument.

RHETORICAL SITUATION

In order to pick the appropriate modes, you must first examine the surrounding circumstances and context that will shape your essay. The rhetorical situation can be described in five parts:

  • Purpose- Which of the 2 argument types will you be using- remember this will affect the type of evidence you use.
    • Convince and inform
    • Understand and explore
  • Audience- Who is your intended audience? This will affect the type of evidence you use.
    • Adults
    • Professionals
    • Novice
    • Expert
    • Children
  • Topic- This is the approved topic from your Topic and Argument assignment
    • Broad to hit a wide enough audience
    • Have an angle
  • Writer- This is about you as the writer.
    • Your bias
    • Your experience
    • Your expectations
  • Context- This should include why you are completing this and what you would use it for.
    • Where will this topic be displayed?
    • What is going on in the world with the topic?

CLAIMS WITH EVIDENCE

  • Conduct a quick Google, Yahoo, and/or Bing search to find general information about your topic.
    • YOU ARE NOT REQUIRED to use this evidence for your final Multi-modal essay.
    • The purpose of this search is to ensure that you can find information about your topic
  • Look for 2-3 pieces of evidence for claim #1
    • Include the persuasion type (ethos, logos, or pathos) for each piece of evidence
    • Identify what which of the multiple mode of evidence it is (video, text, audio, image, etc) for each piece of evidence.
    • Your support must include 2 of the 3 modes of persuasion in your evidence. This can be text based evidence, image based evidence, and/or video based evidence.
      • Ethos
      • Logos
      • Pathos
  • Look for 2-3 pieces of evidence for claim #2
    • Include the persuasion type (ethos, logos, or pathos) for each piece of evidence
    • Identify what which of the multiple mode of evidence it is (video, text, audio, image, etc) for each piece of evidence.
    • Your support must include 2 of the 3 modes of persuasion in your evidence. This can be text based evidence, image based evidence, and/or video based evidence.
  • Ethos
  • Logos
  • Pathos