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97 resources with the concept rhetoric

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EngageNY Grade 10 ELA Module 3: Researching Multiple Perspectives to Develop a Position

For Teachers 10th Standards
Building on what they learned in Modules 10.1 and 10.2, about inquiry-based and evidence-based research, sophomores investigate topics that have multiple perspectives. The core text of Unit 1 is Rebecca Skloot’s The Immortal Life of...
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EngageNY Grade 10 ELA: Module 2, Unit 3

For Teachers 10th Standards
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Eleanor Roosevelt’s “On the Adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights,” and Malala Yousafzai’s “Address to the United Nations Youth Assembly” are the core text in the final unit of...
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EngageNY Grade 7 ELA Module 2a: Working with Evidence: Working Conditions Then and Now

For Teachers 7th Standards
The three units in Module 2A present seventh-graders with literary and informational texts—Katherine Paterson’s novel Lyddie and a speech by Cesar Chavez—that examine historical and present-day working conditions. Pupils learn how to...
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A President's Vision: Ronald Reagan

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
The programs of Ronald Reagan, the 40th President of the United States, are the focus of seven worksheets that teach young historians how to analyze primary source documents—including a poster, excerpts from speeches, and political...
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2020 Election Lesson Plans

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
With all the hyperbole of an election year, it can be difficult to find the facts, just the facts about candidates, issues, and ballot measures. Young political scientists, with the help of 21 resources from a nonpartisan, information...
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EngageNY Grade 7 ELA: Module 2a, Unit 2: Case Study: How Working Conditions Change - Chávez and the UFW

For Teachers 7th Standards
Unit 2 of Module 2A shifts the focus from the working conditions in the American factories of  the industrial era to the plight of  migrant agricultural workers. The eight lessons in the collection ask learners to examine two speeches by...
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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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Thanksgiving in America

For Teachers Pre-K - 8th
A rhetorical look at Thanksgiving celebrations from all sides of the American dinner table.
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MLK: Let Us March On Ballot Boxes

For Students 6th - 12th
New ReviewA short video features Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. extolling his audience to register to vote in the upcoming South Carolina Primary election.
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Candidate Flip-Flop or Evolution?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Beware political rhetoric! Connotation is everything! Groups select a presidential candidate and investigate how the candidate's position has changed on a specific issue. After analyzing the situation, the group determines whether they...
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Synthesizing Chávez’s Central Claim

For Teachers 7th Standards
Class members play an interactive game, matching strips of paper containing rhetorical devices with examples from César Chávez use rhetoric in his 1984 speech, "Address to the Commonwealth Club of California." Next, partners discuss...
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Reading Closely and Introducing Rhetoric Toolbox: Unions as Agents of Change—Part 1

For Teachers 7th Standards
Scholars explore the question of whether labor unions are the agents of change as they continue reading César Chávez's 1984 speech, "Address to the Commonwealth Club of California." They discuss rhetoric in Chávez's speech and discover...
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I Shall Not Beg for My Rights

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
An excerpt from Henry MacNeal Turner's address to the Georgia legislature provides class members with an opportunity to develop their literary analysis skills. Prompted by the provided factual, evaluative, and interpretive questions,...
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The Art of Persuasion: How Rhetorical Devices Influence Audiences

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Scholars analyze a variety of text to identify the development of claims and persuasive techniques writers use. In each text, pupils determine the argument and the persuasive techniques and complete a task introduction worksheet. The...
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Rhetorical Analysis for Pre-AP English

For Teachers 10th - 11th Standards
Scholars closely analyze the use of rhetorical strategies in several model texts. They work in groups to annotate the text identifying rhetorical elements, and to complete a Rhetorical Analysis chart and guided reading worksheet....
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The Power of Words and Activism: Susan B. Anthony

For Teachers 7th - 11th Standards
Where 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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Rhetorical Analysis: A Modest Proposal

For Teachers 12th Standards
Scholars read Jonathan Swift's A Modest Proposal before writing essays to analyze the use of rhetorical devices in the text. Essay writing begins by underlining key words in the writing prompt and discussing the prompt with partners....
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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 22

For Teachers 11th Standards
Say exactly what you mean. In paragraphs eight and nine of the "Atlanta Compromise" speech, scholars analyze the importance of Washington's precise language. They interpret the figurative language he used and add to their Idea Tracking...
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Grade 11 ELA Module 2: Unit 1, Lesson 21

For Teachers 11th Standards
Is there power in persuasion? After reading paragraphs six and seven of Booker T. Washington's "Atlanta Compromise" speech, learners take a look at how Washington uses rhetoric and carefully planned word choice to add to the...
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Grade 11 ELA Module 2: Unit 1, Lesson 19

For Teachers 11th Standards
Scholars look at paragraphs two and three in the "Atlanta Compromise" speech. They analyze how Washington uses a story about a ship lost at sea and rhetorical devices to develop his point of view. After class discussion and the...