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86 resources with the concept rhetoric

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Classical Appeals and War Speeches

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Discuss classical appeals of rhetoric through the speeches of Winston Churchill and FDR. Learners read, annotate, and analyze the speeches by the men before using a graphic organizer to track the use of ethos, pathos, and logos. 
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What is Rhetoric Anyways?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Rhetoric from Aristotle (logos, pathos, and ethos) to the rhetorical triangle (audience, speaker, subject) and SOAPSTone (speaker, occasion, audience, purpose, subject, tone) here’s a presentation about the art of rhetoric that will...
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Back to School: Style Analysis

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Jump back into expository writing and analysis at the start of a new school year! Start with a review of an authors' stylistic choices in diction, syntax, treatment of subject matter, and figurative language. Writers choose a text to...
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Analysis of Speeches: Task 2

For Teachers 6th Standards
A graphic organizer is employed to help sixth graders determine author's point of view and word choice. They listen to, read, and watch portions of the "I Have a Dream Speech" taking word choice and author's craft into deep...
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The Power of Words and Activism: Susan B. Anthony

For Teachers 7th - 11th Standards
New ReviewWhere have all the activists gone? Class members compare 21st-century activism with the suffrage movement and the work of Susan B. Anthony. They begin by examining Anthony's biography and speeches to find evidence that her words and...
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Grade 11 ELA Module 2: Unit 1, Lesson 26

For Teachers 11th Standards
Add all of the pieces to complete the puzzle. Scholars take all of the knowledge they gained from the past 25 lessons and apply it to an end-of-the-unit writing assignment. Pupils write multi-paragraph essays comparing author's point of...
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Grade 11 ELA Module 2: Unit 1, Lesson 17

For Teachers 11th Standards
Scholars enter the midpoint of the unit and connect all previous 16 lessons about the text "Of Our Spiritual Strivings." They complete a Mid-Unit Assessment that requires a multi-paragraph response to a writing prompt. 
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Grade 11 ELA Module 2: Unit 2, Lesson 14

For Teachers 11th Standards
It's time to put it all together! Using the resource, scholars complete an end-of-unit assessment. They write a multi-paragraph essay, comparing either Audre Lorde's "From the House of Yemanjá" or "An Address by Elizabeth Cady Stanton"...
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Grade 11 ELA Module 1: Unit 3, Lesson 3

For Teachers 11th Standards
Virginia Woolf didn't believe a woman could have written Shakespeare's works. Using the resource, scholars engage in a silent discussion to analyze how Woolf uses rhetoric to convey her point of view in A Room of One's Own. Pupils write...
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"The Gettysburg Address" Close Reading Module

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
It's time to think deep and narrow. Scholars focus close reading on one short text but task take their thinking to a deep level. Readers use a Rhetorical Analysis Chart to analyze The Gettysburg Address and determine how Lincoln used...
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Elie Wiesel's Acceptance Speech Analysis

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Elie Wiesel's Nobel Prize Acceptance speech provides young historians with an opportunity to demonstrate their ability to use evidence from the speech. They work together to analyze how Wiesel uses rhetorical devices and syntax to...
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Argumentative Writing

For Teachers 11th Standards
Using the engaging resource, scholars work with peers to research a lawsuit or proposed bill and write collaborative response essays. Additionally, pupils read a letter and complete a RAFT activity to analyze the author's role, audience,...
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What Is Freedom?

For Teachers 11th Standards
What is freedom, and why is it so important to Americans? Using a graphic organizer, scholars make connections between the United States Bill of Rights and a speech about freedom by Franklin D. Roosevelt. As a culminating activity,...
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Grade 10 ELA Module 2: Unit 3, Lesson 5

For Teachers 10th Standards
A person doesn't have to be an adult to make a difference!  Scholars take a close look at a speech from a 16-year-old girl. They discuss her word use, answer guided questions in groups, and complete a rhetorical tracking tool. Readers...
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Grade 10 ELA Module 2: Unit 3, Lesson 4

For Teachers 10th Standards
It is and it is not. Scholars take a look at how these words impact Eleanor Roosevelt's speech in which she tries to persuade the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Readers take note of rhetoric and figurative...
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Grade 10 ELA Module 2: Unit 1, Lesson 17

For Teachers 10th Standards
Scholars read the final paragraphs written by Martin Luther King Jr. in "Letter from Birmingham Jail." Readers work in groups to discuss King's word choice and point of view by completing graphic organizers. They also respond to a...
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Grade 10 ELA Module 2: Unit 1, Lesson 15

For Teachers 10th Standards
Some things are worth doing again. Scholars take a look to see which ideas Martin Luther King Jr. revisits and refines in his "Letter from Birmingham Jail." To help with the process, readers answer guided questions, look at word...
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Grade 10 ELA Module 2: Unit 1, Lesson 4

For Teachers 10th Standards
Just read between the lines. Scholars analyze the use of rhetorical devices in a letter written by Martin Luther King Jr. by first having a discussion with guided questioning. They then complete a rhetorical impact tracking tool before...
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Grade 10 ELA Module 2: Unit 1, Lesson 16

For Teachers 10th Standards
Take your place in the world—or the text. Scholars look at how the placement of a particular paragraph adds to the meaning of "Letter from Birmingham Jail" by Martin Luther King Jr. Before working on a quick write activity, readers...
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Grade 10 ELA Module 2: Unit 1, Lesson 11

For Teachers 10th Standards
Choose your words carefully. Martin Luther King Jr. carefully chooses his words to provide evidence to support his claim about segregation. Scholars work in pairs to discuss previous lessons, complete homework assignments, determine his...
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Grade 10 ELA Module 2: Unit 1, Lesson 8

For Teachers 10th Standards
Readers analyze paragraphs from the "Letter From Birmingham Jail" and determine King's purpose and how he supports it. Scholars discuss given questions with their peers, learn new vocabulary words, and complete a quick writing prompt.
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AP® English Language and Composition: Using Documentary Film as an Introduction to Rhetoric

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Rhetoric is the key to character. Scholars work through four activities using documentary films to complete rhetoric analysis. Learners participate in writing a note to a friend and then analyze their own writing. They also view clips...
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Do Not Try to Kid a Kidder: The Art of Persuasion

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The power to convince others of your argument lies in your knowledge of rhetoric! A thorough packet covers the basics of persuasion, including logical appeals and fallacies, and applies strategies to letters to the editor,...
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Persuasive Techniques

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Want to safeguard your students against peer pressure? Teach them all about rhetorical appeals, common attack methods, and various argument tones with a reference sheet on persuasive techniques.