SCOTUS from the left: Thomas, Sotomayor, Scalia, Breyer, Roberts, Alito, Kennedy, Kagan, Ginsberg
SCOTUS from the left: Thomas, Sotomayor, Scalia, Breyer, Roberts, Alito, Kennedy, Kagan, Ginsberg

CORE COURSE RESOURCES:
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Online Text Resources
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American Rhetoric
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Silva Rhetoricae



SUMMER READING RESOURCES

Plato's Republic (YouTube 6 Parts)
Download The Republic from ITunes for free.

AP English LangComp Syllabus.doc
WPA Framework for Postsecondary Success

COLLEGE BOARD RESOURCES
PSAT WEBSITE
AP Writing Rubric.ppt


ASSIGNMENTS
Unit One

THE NATURE OF ARGUMENT (OXFORD U)
The Nature of Arguments 1 (slides).pdf
Different Types of Arguments 2 (slides.pdf


COURSE OVERVIEW
Course Wrapup.ppt

CURRENT ISSUES CHAPTER PRESENTATIONS
Ch. 1 Critical Thinking.ppt
Ch. 2 Critical Reading.ppt
Ch. 3 Critical Reading Deeper.ppt
Wilde Why the Pledge.ppt

Ch. 5 Writing an Analysis of An Argument.ppt
Ch. 6 Developing an Argument of Your Own.ppt
Ch. 13 Effects of Literature.ppt



CURRENT ISSUES ONLINE CHAPTERS
Chapter One
Chapter Two
Chapter Three
Chapter Five
Chapter Six
Chapter Eight
Chapter Nine

ONLINE SUPPORT FOR CURRENT ISSUES

Refutation

Technology Issues
Stem Cell Hamburgers Anyone?
Nicholas Carr Critiques Technology
Social Issues

Clint Eastwood's Superbowl Ad, "Halftime in America"George Will's Being Green at Ben and Jerry's
George Will on Individualism vs. Collectivism
Ann Coulter on the Wall Street Protests
Televised Executions
TIMSS Statistics


SELECTED RESOURCES FOR RESEARCH
Research Paper Process MLA Practice.docx
Basic Style for Citations of Electronic Sources.docx
Using Documentaries.pdf
Two Million Minutes Research Assignment
Population Control Assignment
Article on Population Control
Dalai Lama Research Assignment Revised.doc
Research Tutorial at the Purdue OWL.doc
Official Dalai Lama Website
Ten Questions for the Dalai Lama Movie Website
Wikipedia article on Ten Questions for the Dalai Lama
IMDB Ten Questions for the Dalai Lama
"China Says Dalai Lama Has to Reincarnate" (Reuters)
Ten Questions for the Dalai Lama (trailer)
Why the Dalai Lama Matters (Robert Thurman)
Thirty Days at a Time on the History of Tibetan Wars
Britannica Online article, "China"
Tibet Under Chinese Rule.pdf
Dalai Lamas and Regents of Tibet.pdf
Sample Topic & Purpose.doc
Research Paper Abstract Assignment.doc
Chinese factory workers sign promise not to kill themselves
Political Cartoon on 9/11 and Koran Burning
Freeman Decision.pdf

Research Assignment One
Moral Issues Synthesis Essay
Text of Arizona Immigration Law (SB1070)
Hudson River School Video
Hudson River School Frederick Church Video
Thomas Cole The Course of Empire Video
Thomas Cole Gallery of Paintings
William Cullen Bryant Homestead
Poe's The Raven Video


Summer Reading Links
Plato's Republic (Classics Technology Center)
Republic Notes and Comentary
AudioLectures on The Republic


Satire Links
Jon Stewart's //Earth//
The Daily Show
Colbert Nation
SNL's Bill Murray in "Swill"
SNL's Gilda Radner in "Burger Master"
SNL's Obama/McCain Debate
Family Takes Rare Trip To The Good Mall.doc
Something About Tax Cuts Or Earnings Or Money Or Something In Recent Economic News.doc
Closing Scene from Stanley Kubrick's //Dr. Strangelove//
Scene from //Gulliver's Travels// (Gulliver in Brobdingnag)


RESOURCES FOR THE TOULMIN MODEL OF ARGUMENT
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Toulmin

The Toulmin Model in Brief
Toulmin Model Diagram
Toulmin Model Outline
The Toulmin Model: A Summary
Toulmin.pdf
The Toulmin Model UTA.ppt
The Toulmin Model.ppt
Case Study: Global Warming
Toulmin Model

RESOURCES FOR BUDDHIST ARGUMENT
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Endless Knot


37_practices_Bodhisattva.pdf

RESOURCES FOR ROGERIAN ARGUMENT
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Carl Rogers

Rogerian Argument 2.ppt
Natalie Rogers Website
Frances Fuchs Website
Rogerian Essay on Intelligent Design.doc


RESOURCES ON LOGIC AND LEGALIST ARGUMENT
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Lander
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Wittgenstein
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Woods



Exercise on Fallacies with Comments
Peirce's The Fixation of Belief
Philosopher's Toolkit Ch. 1.ppt
A List of Fallacious Arguments from AP Central
Logical Fallacies (MIT Open Courseware)
Theory and History of Ontology
The British Wittgenstein Society

Grammar and Vocabulary
Skillswise at BBC
SAT and AP Vocabulary
AP Language and Composition Vocabulary

RESOURCES FOR RHETORIC AS A DISCIPLINE
Journals in Rhetoric and Composition
Doing a Rhetorical Analysis of a Text
MIT Open Courseware: Rhetoric
STANDARD PRINCIPLES OF INTELLECTUAL INQUIRY.ppt




RESOURCES ON ETHICS AND ARGUMENT
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Bioethics
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Business Ethics
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Ethics Ed


Philosophy and Ethics.ppt
Sissela Bok on Lying

Research Assignments





RESOURCES FOR AP EXAM PREPARATION
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AP Central


What Students Need to Know.pdf
Exam Tip Sheet 1 (MC)
AP Score Calculator.xls
College Board Exam Description and Samples
AP Central Home Page for AP English Language
AP English Language Web Guide
Synthesis Essay 1.pdf
Synthesis Essay Chief Reader Comments.pdf
Synthesis Essay Scoring Commentaries.pdf
Synthesis Essay Scoring Guidelines.pdf
Synthesis Essay Student Samples.pdf



Weblinks
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
MIT Open Courseware on Rhetoric
Bach's Goldberg Variations
Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier
Bach's WTC Fugue #6 and Rhetoric
Dave Eggers's Website, 826 National
Dave Eggers's Website, Once Upon A School
Dave Eggers Talks About School Video
Rudy Vallee Singing "Doin' the Raccoon" (1928)
Two Million Minutes Homepage
Time Magazine's 2010 Most Influential 100 People
Cyndi Lauper's Essay on Gaga in Time 100
Bartleby the Scrivener video

About the AP English Language Exam


Writing Resources
William Zinsser's Website
Zinsser. On Writing Well (excerpts)
Zinsser. On Writing Well, Chapters 2, 3, & 4
WPA Outcomes Ist Year Composition.pdf
Jack Kerouac: Essentials of Spontaneous Prose
Persuasion Map
The Selected Works of Peter Elbow
Strunk's Elements of Style
The Music of Form.pdf
The Music of Form.ppt
Montaigne's Essays
Montaigne and the Word Processor