Planning techniques: Logos, pathos and ethos

In this lesson, we will 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. At the end of the lesson, there will be a quiz to recap on our learning.

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Quiz:

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!

Q1.What is another name for viewpoint writing?

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Q2.What does 'broaden the scope' mean?

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Q3.A counter-argument always appears in the middle of a viewpoint essay. True or false?

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Q4.What is 'anaphora'?

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Q5.Which word from the list below is a synonym of 'resilient'?

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Quiz:

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!

Q1.What is another name for viewpoint writing?

1/5

Q2.What does 'broaden the scope' mean?

2/5

Q3.A counter-argument always appears in the middle of a viewpoint essay. True or false?

3/5

Q4.What is 'anaphora'?

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Q5.Which word from the list below is a synonym of 'resilient'?

5/5

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Quiz:

Viewpoint Writing

Planning techniques - Logos, pathos, ethos

Q1.Select the correct response to this definition. "This technique is based on logic, reason and facts."

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Q2.What is 'pathos'? Select the right definition.

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Q3.Which element of rhetoric refers to the consideration of tone?

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Q4."Viewpoint writing must include logos." Is this statement true or false?

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Q5."All sports should be fun, fair and open to everyone. It is the taking part not the winning that matters." In this viewpoint essay we are responding to a statement about a general attitude. What type of conflict does this represent?

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Quiz:

Viewpoint Writing

Planning techniques - Logos, pathos, ethos

Q1.Select the correct response to this definition. "This technique is based on logic, reason and facts."

1/5

Q2.What is 'pathos'? Select the right definition.

2/5

Q3.Which element of rhetoric refers to the consideration of tone?

3/5

Q4."Viewpoint writing must include logos." Is this statement true or false?

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Q5."All sports should be fun, fair and open to everyone. It is the taking part not the winning that matters." In this viewpoint essay we are responding to a statement about a general attitude. What type of conflict does this represent?

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Lesson summary: Planning techniques: Logos, pathos and ethos

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