April 19

Rant – Writing with Punch

Today we read about why Rick Mercer rants and studied the art of ranting as a means of persuasive writing and oral communication.  We observed the following rants by Rick Mercer, and did some reflections about what makes a good rant.  We then started to brain storm our own personal rants using a graphic organizer.  See the attached materials below:

Sample rants to watch:

 

The materials provided in class:

Grade 7 ELA Rick Mercer Rant Handout
Grade 7 ELA Rick Mercer Rant Outcomes
Grade 7 ELA Persuasive Writing Organizer/Checklist
Grade 7 ELA Peer Conference Form

Read the following article:

Rick Mercer: Why I rant. And why you should too.

 


Posted April 19, 2021 by mrewert in category Uncategorized

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