Planning techniques: Logos, ethos and pathos

In this lesson, we'll be looking at planning techniques that will help us generate ideas as well as produce a balanced and thoughtful viewpoint essay plan. We will do this by looking to the Greeks and learning about ‘logos’, ‘ethos,’ ‘pathos’ and ‘kairos’. You will then have an opportunity to start creating a plan using a framework to help sequence your ideas.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.What is the name of a word that replaces a noun?

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Q2.Which definition best describes the meaning of 'direct address'?

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Q3.If you describe a sentence as 'succinct,' what do you mean?

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Q4."Do not let them succeed!" What type of sentence is this?

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Q5.You must always include the counter-argument in the main body of your viewpoint writing. True or false?

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What is the name of a word that replaces a noun?

1/5

Q2.Which definition best describes the meaning of 'direct address'?

2/5

Q3.If you describe a sentence as 'succinct,' what do you mean?

3/5

Q4."Do not let them succeed!" What type of sentence is this?

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Q5.You must always include the counter-argument in the main body of your viewpoint writing. True or false?

5/5

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Non-fiction texts and viewpoint writing

Lesson 17 of 20

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Q1.Which word is Greek for 'the right time'?

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Q2.Appealing to emotions would come under which category?

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Q3.Which of the 4 categories of rhetoric gives consideration to an individual's character?

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Q4."Our TVs are littered with celebrities and emaciated models who live their lives being famous for simply being famous." Pathos is addressed in this sentence, but which other of the 4 categories is also considered?

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Q5.Selecting the right tone for your your piece comes under which category?

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Non-fiction texts and viewpoint writing

Lesson 17 of 20

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Which word is Greek for 'the right time'?

1/5

Q2.Appealing to emotions would come under which category?

2/5

Q3.Which of the 4 categories of rhetoric gives consideration to an individual's character?

3/5

Q4."Our TVs are littered with celebrities and emaciated models who live their lives being famous for simply being famous." Pathos is addressed in this sentence, but which other of the 4 categories is also considered?

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Q5.Selecting the right tone for your your piece comes under which category?

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Lesson summary: Planning techniques: Logos, ethos and pathos

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