Rock Book Entry #16
Write an analysis paragraph for both paintings in which you will analyze one aspect in as much depth and detail as possible. For your second analysis, make sure you compare the same aspect you analyzed to the first painting.
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Rock Book Entry #17
Finish your analysis paragraphs for the two paintings. Write a third, synthesis, paragraph.
Write a rhetorical analysis paper for the following articles:
In your Rock Book, write a paragraph explaining how the concept of a rhetorical analysis can be applied to an essay as well as anywhere else in your life.
Rock Book Entry #18
"You will be judged by how well you speak and write." Do you believe this, why or why not? Explain your answer.
"If you cannot write well, you cannot think well; if you cannot think well, others will do your thinking for you."
― Oscar Wilde
Do you believe this, why or why not? Explain your answer.
Rock Book Entry #1
Watch the following video and respond to the prompt, "What will your verse be?" Take a minute to think about your interests and passions and consider this quote, "Let the beauty of what you love be what you do." If you had to choose right now what you would do for the rest of your life, what would you choose? What passion or interest would you pursue, art, skateboarding, writing, woodworking, reading, swimming, etc.? What will your verse be? What will you be known for a hundred years from now? Take 3-5 minutes to write about your verse.
Rock Book Entry #2
Write down this quote, "Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me." Write the word Yes if you agree with this statement, or No if you disagree with this statement. Then write 4 - 5 sentences explaining your answer.
Rock Book Entry #3
Write a "love letter" to anyone of your choosing. It has to be a real person, but it can be a letter of appreciation, apology, etc.
Rock Book Entry #4
Part 1:Watch the first five minutes of the following video and write down the seven skills that are discussed:
Part 2: Analysis practice: In 3-4 sentences, describe how the cheese affects the rest of the burger in taste, smell, texture, or color.
Indent to the next paragraph and in 3-4 sentences, describe how the bacon affects the burger in taste, smell, texture, or appearance.
Rock Book Entry #5
Listen to the song: "Shake Me Down" by Cage the Elephant
Claim and analysis
Watch the Following Old Spice Commercial
Pocket Chair Commercial
Rock Book Entry #6
Watch this short commercial.
The Power of a Question
Write down this quote and state what you think it means and whether you agree with it or not.
"A question is the most powerful force in the world"
Rock Book Entry #7
Write this quote down:
"What luck for leaders that men do not think."
Write down what you think it means.
Rock Book Entry #8
Watch the following commercial: Sham Wow
Watch this commercial as well: Proactiv
Analyze the presentation, not the topic of these commercials.
Use the questions from the Funnel Questions PDF to analyze the the commercials. Answer all of the questions for both commercials.
Funnel Questions Analysis
Rock Book Entry #9
Rock Book Entry #10
Listen the the following song:
"Sweet Disposition," by The Temper Trap
Write an analysis paragraph on one aspect of this song.
Watch this clip: Scary Mary
If you've never seen Mary Poppins, here's the original trailer: Mary Poppins
Write an analysis paragraph on "Scary Mary"
Write another analysis paragraph on the Pixar Short: Lifted (video not available)
Rock Book Entry #11
Rock Book Entry #12
Write the following prompt: