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Tosspon, Meeting 6. English 255. FFN Quiz Chpt 5: Why the Fries Taste Good. Define the terms as used by Eric Schlosser in Fast Food Nation. Not dictionary meanings, but what you think about what Schlosser means What is his motivation in using these terms?

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Tosspon meeting 6

Tosspon, Meeting 6

English 255

Ffn quiz chpt 5 why the fries taste good
FFN Quiz Chpt 5: Why the Fries Taste Good

  • Define the terms as used by Eric Schlosser in Fast Food Nation.

  • Not dictionary meanings, but what you think about what Schlosser means

  • What is his motivation in using these terms?

  • What emotions/connections does he want the reader to make?

Eawr chpt 8 arguments of fact
EAWR: Chpt 8 Arguments of Fact

  • Find sufficient evidence for a claim to satisfy a reasonably skeptical audience

  • When facts are controversial or used to challenge beliefs

  • How to write it:

    • One that matters/not over simplified

    • Form a hypothesis

    • Establish the basis in Facts

    • Then examine possible causes


The USDA Defines organic as..

“Organic agriculture is an ecological production management system that promotes and enhances biodiversity, biological cycles and soil biological activity. It is based on minimal use of off-farm inputs and on management practices that restore, maintain and enhance ecological harmony.“‘Organic’ is a labeling term that denotes products produced under the authority of the Organic Foods Production Act. The principal guidelines for organic production are to use materials and practices that enhance the ecological balance of natural systems and that integrate the parts of the farming system into an ecological whole.

  • Organic food

  • Read: Bad definions

“Organic food handlers, processors and retailers adhere to standards that maintain the integrity of organic agricultural products. The primary goal of organic agriculture is to optimize the health and productivity of interdependent communities of soil life, plants, animals and people.”

“Organic agriculture practices cannot ensure that products are completely free of residues; however, methods are used to minimize pollution from air, soil and water.

Chpt 9 arguments of definition
Chpt 9: Arguments of Definition

  • Formal definitions

  • Operational definitions

  • Definitions by example

  • A question of definition

  • Define some key concept

  • Look carefully at your subject in terms of definition

  • Give evidence for every part

  • Consider opponents

  • Conclude by drawing out implications

Optional make up assignment generation me
Optional Make-Up AssignmentGeneration Me

People born between 1970 and 2000…

  • Are too direct

  • Have Self-Esteem issues

  • Have a sense of entitlement

  • Are thin skinned

  • Are told they deserve to live their dreams.

6. Are educating themselves, but don’t have careers

7. Don’t know how to be bored.

8. Believe that nothing is their fault.

  • Have trouble making a living

  • Cant change anything.

Choose an article on class website, read it and write a 1 pg response/reading journal.

Essay 2 peer revision
Essay 2 Peer Revision

  • Follow instructions exactly

  • If you want more indepth, download Mtg 4’s Peer Revision sheet.

  • Turn in final draft next week: 5/31

    • Submit via email

    • File named: lastname_Essay2.docx