Winston Churchill speech delivered to the House of Commons on June 4, 1940, is the focus of a comprehension exercise that asks readers to explain how the repetition in the speech supports the main purpose of Churchill's address.
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- Use the resource as a model for how to determine the main purpose of a speech, and the how to identify the devices a writer uses to support this purpose
- The resource could also be used to provide an opportunity for guided practice, or as an assessment
- The exercise assumes readers have experience identifying the main purpose of a speech and the rhetorical devices used
- An answer sheet is included