Unit 3: Knowing Intolerance: Understanding why people are intolerant of others and what we can do to make the world a better place.
Lesson 1: •How does the author employ ethos, logos, and pathos to support his message?
Resources: Orval Faubus September 2, 1957 speech (title is a link to the document) "A Call for Unity" (with questions); King's "A Letter from Birmingham Jail"
Assignments: Faubus - written response. (The link is HERE. Rubric is linked HERE.) King's assignments are the reading guide questions and the TEST!
Lesson 2: How do poets control diction and structure to explore problems with isolation?
Resources: "Negro Hero" by Gwendolyn Brooks and "Legal Alien" by Pat Mora
Assignments: Written responses.
Lesson 3: How does an author develop a universal theme?
Resources: excerpt from Night (click here) and video - "Auschwitz: Death Camp" - with Oprah Winfrey and Elie Wiesel.
Assignments: Written responses - theme handout.