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Author Study Panel Schedule

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The Rhetorical Triangle

For future reference, some questions to ask when you’re beginning a piece of rhetorical analysis.

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Aristotle, Joshua Bell, and Persuasion

Watch the video. Then I’ll have a few words about this after the jump.

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The Credible Hulk

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Essayists for Author Study 3

Anthony Bourdain   Bill Bryson   Ta-Nehisi Coates   Nora Ephron   Henry Louis Gates, Jr.   Malcolm Gladwell   Christopher Hitchens   Michael Pollan   Anna Quindlen   Oliver Sacks   David Sedaris   Peter Singer   Neil deGrasse … Continue reading

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Okay Kids, Time for the In-Class Essay

And so on.

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Prepare Yourselves

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On Lying to Your Test Scorer

Earlier this fall I took part of a day to introduce students to the three essays that are usually components of the AP Language & Composition test most of them will take in May. These include the synthesis essay, a … Continue reading

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Correlation and Causation

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Nonfiction Book Options

Okay… After much searching, right-clicking, and so forth, I’ve come up with some examples of the kinds of books we’re looking for. I’m short on time, so I’m just going to give you some links and let you browse. I’d … Continue reading

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