The Lesson Activities will help you meet this educational goal:
21st Century Skills—You will use critical-thinking skills and effectively communicate your ideas.
Please save this document before you begin working on the assignment. Type your answers directly in the document. _________________________________________________________________________
Write a response for each of the following activities. Check the Evaluation section at the end of this document to make sure you have met the expected criteria for the assignment. When you have finished, submit your work to your teacher.
1. Experience with Persuasive Arguments
Use the guidelines in this essay on persuasive arguments and this book on public speaking to answer these questions.
a. List several persuasive arguments or discussions that you have had in the past. Think of situations where you had to convince someone else of your point.
Type your response here: When I was with my family we were at a hotel and it was a Sunday I had to persuade my mom to let me stay another night.
One day I was with my mother at a restaurant/hotel and I had regular clothes on and it was a lazy river there so I had to persuade my mother to let me get in with my pants on and get them wet.
My first time ever going to the movies with my friends I had persuade my mom into letting me go by telling her that it would be safe, I wasn’t gonna be out too late who I was going with the whole nine yards.
b. Were you successful in each instance in persuading your audience to agree with you?
Type your response here: yes I was
c. Using the guidelines from the links, list the successful and unsuccessful elements of your persuasive arguments in each instance.
Type your response here:
I did it too much so over time they would catch on and mess up my plans up.
2. Design a Commercial
a. Work on your own or in a group of four