Hello Grade 11s,

Attached to this post you will find links to the two TED Talks viewed in class today. Please watch / review them in order to answer the following prompt.

Q: What are the benefits of reading a good story?

Based on your notes from today’s TED Talks,  which speaker’s argument is more persuasive in answering the above question? Why? Please write a formal paragraph that provides your reasoning with reference to evidence from each clip. Remember PQS and to compare each speaker’s talk.

Andrew Stanton – “The Clues to a Great Story” (19:16)

Lisa Bu – “How Books Can Open Your Mind” (6:16)

Due: Tomorrow in class