Assignments for Dec. 2, 2013

English American Lit (2B, 3B):

  • Begin Argumentative Unit
    • Read 222-223 in class as worksheet page 333 is completed
    • Discuss the reading
    • Read 224-225 in class
    • Read “Speech in the Virginia Convention” by Patrick Henry (pg. 226-230)
    • Complete worksheet pages 345 & 347
      • Copies provided

Media and Public Relations (1W, 2W):

  • Sales Pitch Presentation Project 
    • (think of it as an infomercial)
    • Select a product to try to sell
    • Craft a presentation touting its benefits; make it persuasive enough to convince others to buy it
    • Presentation should be no longer than 3 minutes long
      • I will cut you off in the middle when you reach the time limit
    • You may create a PowerPoint or use props, but have them ready to go
    • We will begin presenting on Friday, Dec. 6, 2013
      • That means you have today and Wednesday for class time to work on this . . . get busy!

Varsity Journalism (3W):

  • Keep Calm and Yearbook On
    • Me Time
    • We Time
      • Ad sales . . . be thinking about them
      • Prepare & Package Pages
        • To send them in, of course
    • It Time
      • Do work!

21st Century Journalism (5A):

  • Go over Interviewing
  • Read Chapter 4 (pg. 60-80) in the textbook
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