English 2: Bias and Persuasion analysis practice

Today, students responded to the practice ACT question (3.29):

Having studied, my mother is a marine biologist.
A. NO CHANGE
B. As my mother’s interest is science, she is
C. My mother’s occupation is that of
D. My mother is

Then, students viewed the shamwow commercial.  As a class, we practiced finding examples of bias and persuasion in the commercial; we used the Bias and Persuasion Analysis Worksheet to note our examples.

Happy learning,

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