Planning Your Week
T 12/1: Your Modest Proposal pitch session
Th 12/3: YMP peer edit
F 12/4: YMP final draft due
Monday, November 30
Tuesday, December 1
1.Get your satire hats on! Read Advice to Youth by Mark Twain. Discuss the questions with your table mates.
2. Pitch Sessions: Groups of 3 will come together for pitch sessions. Each person will evaluate the other two proposals. Make sure you answer all the questions on the Pitch Session handout.
3.Revisions: Revisit your pitch and make changes based on the feedback from your peers.
4.Modest Proposal Outline: Create a draft of your proposal outline. Consider how you will use humor to make your argument. Add at least 3 uses of rhetorical devices to your proposal.
Wednesday, December 2
1.LAB: Students based on your pitch, outline, and draft from class.
Thursday, December 3
1.Your Modest Proposal peer edit.
2. Begin reading “Classical Rhetoric 101: the Five Canons of Rhetoric” For each canon, there are tips for creating your own speech. Write specific notes about each of the canons.
Friday, December 4
1.Your Modest Proposal turn in
a.Read all proposals at your table.
b.Rate the proposals based on process and satire
c.The two best proposals at each table will share with the class
Mrs. Walter has been teaching AP Lang and Comp and AP Lit and Comp since 2004. She invites you to marvel at the beauty of language.