English 955

Daily Vocab – Monday, 01/12/2015 – Insurgentnoun: a person who rises in opposition to lawful authority, especially a person who engages in armed resistance to a government; a rebel; or a member of a section of a political party that revolts against the methods or policies of the party; Allegiantnoun: a faithful follower; adj: loyal; faithful – Write a sentence and memory clue for each.

Read the paragraph on page 172 that begins, “Chicken McNuggets…” After the first reading, what do you think is the author’s opinion of the product? Write it on your paper. Now go back and re-read the paragraph looking for evidence that proves the author’s bias. Share your findings with a neighbor.

 Individual practice- Read pages 139 (at the bottom) to page 144 in Chew on This.

Using these questions Bias Questions for The Coke Dude, identify the author’s bias. Remember, bias is the author’s slant or feeling toward the subject.

Re-read the bottom paragraph on page 140. Rewrite THREE sentences of this with a bias in favor of General Mills.

 

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