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Identify and analyze the persuasive devices used in written and oral communication (e.g., bandwagon, loaded words, testimonial, name-calling, plain folks, snob appeal). 0801.5.11
Links verified on 9/8/2014
Political Ads - Students will view current political ads and learn how
they make use of various commercial ad appeals. Students will also develop
familiarity with basic videography terms.
A PBS Program - Lessons such as "Be an Adbuster!" and "What are Advertisers
Selling?" are based on Affluenza, a one-hour television special that explores
the high social and environmental costs of materialism and over consumption.
The lessons can be used without the video.
Report Alternative: A Character's Letter to the Editor - spur that character
to try to persuade the audience of other characters in the novel to take
a specific action or change their position on an issue
Persuasive Techniques - chart with definitions and examples
of Persuasive Techniques and Terms - Quia Quiz
- Top 20 Logical Fallacies - definitions and explanations from
The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe
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