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Jasmine Chivers

Class Name Writing & Rhetoric 7/8
This week’s focus: Writing & Rhetoric 7 Part of Lesson 6 and lesson 7
In preparation for Schole support class: Please have Lesson 7 from page 97 to 101.
So let’s walk through what makes a great Encomium essay:
1. Start with an introduction that includes hyperbole a thesis and a transition sentence.
2. Detail your subject’s background. Consider his or her ancestors including parents, country, or education.
3. Support your thesis by telling your reader about your subject’s fine qualities. Consider his or her personal character, abilities or virtues
4. Support your thesis by telling about the persons career. Describe this person’s achievements or show how this person used his or her gifts for a good cause. Use a quote from the text to support your point of view.
5. Contrast the person with a lesser person in order to heighten your praise.
6. Write a conclusion.
To be completed for when we meet again: Susan B. Anthony: pages 102 to 113.
Frederick Douglass essay (December submission—please use Rubric on page 116 to see what is required in the essay).
Looking ahead to January: you will use the same Rubric on page 116 and hand in an essay on Susan B. Anthony for end of January.
Zoom Info:
Wednesday class W&R 7/8: online Zoom 10 to 10:50 am.
Link: Ms. Jasmine is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting for W&R 7/8.

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