In the movie Lean on Me, the principle used ethos, pathos and logos in order for the students to succeed.
The novel The Jungle written by Upton Sinclair is a fictional story based during the twentieth century on the lives of immigrants living in Chicago and the harsh conditions they went through. I think that Sinclair named his book the jungle because Packingtown, the meat-packing district of Chicago, mimicked a jungle. The conditions were terrible, the labor and work those workers were put through were extremely harsh. Everyone, including Jurgis Rudkus and his family, had to fight for their survival everyday. It was the survival of the fittest and if you let your guard down or didn’t do your job right, you would be replaced.
Life is very difficult, and certain people respond to trouble differently. An example of this takes place in the book Trouble by Gary D. Schmidt. In Trouble both Henry and Chay are in difficult situations. Henry’s brother has died and Henry and his family are in a difficult time. Chay is Cambodian and he starts to date an American girl. His father disowns him and forces Chay to leave home. Henry and Chay have their own responses to Trouble. Each person has some acceptable responses and some poor responses. Overall, Chay has better responses to Trouble than Henry.
Figure 1 is a summary of the students’ learning throughout the learning segment. I administrated this test as a pre-assessment prior to the lesson one and administered it again after the completion of lesson 3. This test is a compilation of students’ learning and it demonstration how they met the standards and objectives that were set out for them to achieve. The evaluation criteria in which this assessment and all other assessment in the individual lessons did was not altered. Even though the students have different learning needs, the assessment met all of the needs for all learners. Each of the 20 students’ pre and post-test scores are listed along with the averages of each and growth for the whole class. Students were graded based
This essay focuses upon what Mark gains from the class; however inside out writers was designed for the juvenile inmates. I believe Mark gains a lot from the inside out writing class; mark gets to know each student, understands each student, and becomes really good friends with them. Mark learns how to communicate and understand these kids from juvenile hall.
At some point in most people's lives, he/she will question reality. It might be as simple as déjà vu or as complex as doubting one’s own existence. This is a theme that is constantly explored by literature, and science fiction seems to particularly like the topic of existentialism. One such science fiction story is The Yellow Pill by Rog Phillips. In it, the two main characters, Jerry and Gar, are forced to challenge each individual perception of his world. Gar is convinced that his real name is “Dr. Cedric Elton” and that Jerry is his patient “Gerald Bocek”. The uncertainty causes readers to disagree on whose version is correct, whether the story takes place in space as Jerry tells it or on Earth as Gar believes. The answer is that story The Yellow Pill actually does take place in space.
Early January, I’m watching the AFC wild card playoff game, the Cincinnati Bengals and Pittsburg Steelers are going down to the wire. With under thirty seconds to play and the Steelers down just one point, they are invading into the Bengals territory. On First and ten, the Pittsburg quarterback, Ben Roethlisberger drops back to throw. Antonio Brown, the Steelers star wide receiver and one of the league leaders in receiving yards starts his route. After running vertical for ten yards, he makes a hard cut towards the middle of the field to get free from the Cincinnati cornerback. Ben sees him and throws a strike to his open receiver, the ball sails over Brown’s head just out of reach of the diving corner. Vontaze Burfict, a 250 pound Cincinnati
In his book the Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, Sherman Alexie portrays a teenage boy, Arnold Spirit (junior) living in white man’s world, and he must struggle to overcome racism and stereotypes if he must achieve his dreams. In the book, Junior faces a myriad of misfortunes at his former school in ‘the rez’ (reservation), which occurs as he struggles to escape from racial and stereotypical expectations about Indians. For Junior he must weigh between accepting what is expected of him as an Indian or fight against those forces and proof his peers and teachers wrong. Therefore, from the time Junior is in school at reservation up to the time he decides to attend a neighboring school in Rearden, we see a teenager who is facing tough consequences for attempting to go against the racial stereotypes. The decision to attend a white school is a tough one and Junior understands that for him to survive and to ensure that his background does not stop him from attaining his dreams; he must battle the stereotypes regardless of the consequences. In this light, race and stereotypes only makes junior stronger in the end as evident on how he struggles to override the race and stereotypical expectations from his time at the reservation to his time at Rearden.
Although they come from different backgrounds Mark Mathabane, Richard Rodriguez and Malcolm X all learned the value of literacy and importance it has for success. They had different opinions during their childhood but at the end they both agreed on what was important to them and what benefited them the most.
On 12/20/2015 at 00:41 hours, while traveling southbound on Hurffville Road, I observed a Black Ford bearing NJ Z47CSR failing to maintain lane. The vehicle was swerving to the left over the center lane. I activated my overhead lights and sirens and conducted the motor vehicle stop on Rte. 42, mile marker 11.7.
Pacific Islanders, particularly Polynesian teenagers, are rarely taken seriously in mainstream pop culture media, being often portrayed as incompetent, aggressive and unintelligent troublemakers. Jonah, a rebellious 14-year-old from the television series composed by Chris Lilley, ‘Jonah from Tonga’, perfectly embodies all of these traits, forming a humorous depiction of a troubled Tongan teenager an article detailing the bravery of two Tongan boys, however, challenges the unproductive, inconsiderate and distasteful Islander stereotype constructed by its comical counterpart.
As Winston Churchill said,” Success is not final. Failure is not fatal”. It is the perseverance and hope to continue that counts. This is the story of a boy named Junior whose key is his hope. The Absolutely True Diary is the life story of a Arnold Spirit (Junior) and his efforts to break the stereotypes about Indians. He wants to become something amazing; he wants to be successful. Juniors experiences throughout the book changes him as a person and he understands that life has its ups and downs but if people have hope, they can do anything. In The Absolutely True Diary, Sherman Alexie uses literary devices, Mr.P’s advice, and Juniors experiences to illustrate the theme that perseverance and hope can lead to great things.
This test will also make them remember what the consequences are if they disobey the road laws and how much fines that they will get. It is also make them realize that they will put other person life in danger if the disobeys the law
Each branch of The Mabinogion reveals an adventure or trial that most of the characters must overcome in order to achieve some level of success. The effects of these trials or tests serve to measure the strengths, weaknesses, and leadership abilities that each character may or may not innately contain.
“Courage doesn 't always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying ‘I’ll try again tomorrow’” - Mary Anne Radmacher. Through this quote one can see the advantages of real courage. One can really understand the true meaning of courage by reading the books To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee and The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie. The book by Harper Lee is written by a 9 year old’s perspective named Scout. Throughout the book she discovers many mockingbirds in her society and the trouble they have to live through. This helps the reader identify many subtopics in the book like prejudice vs tolerance, compassion vs ignorance and more importantly courage vs cowardice. She deciphers the true meaning of courage vs cowardice when she meets the mystery character, Boo Radley. The book by Sherman Alexie too has similar themes and settings. It’s based on the struggles Indian’s face in America due to their race. The book uses a teenagers perspective to exhibit these struggles. This helps teenagers connect to the book as even they might have perspectives similar to of Junior’s (main character). Both the authors use similar literary devices like external conflict, internal conflict and characterization to keep the reader interested in the text. In both the texts one can see that the thematic idea conveyed is that courageous people don’t roar about their strength, but they use it to benefit the community as a whole.