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**************************************************************************Persuasive writing is an essential part of the ELA curriculum. However, before students can become proficient in writing their own persuasive pi
Although they may be ancient, Aristotle's three persuasive appeals do not have to be boring! Engage your students and improve their rhetorical analysis and persuasive writing skills by teaching them about ethos, pathos, and logos with this complete teaching pack that you can use to meet your student
Use this fun and interactive sorting game to review and reinforce rhetorical strategies of ethos, logos, and pathos. Take a break from worksheets! These 50 cards each have examples of arguments made with these persuasive strategies. Students will sort them into three categories: ETHOS, LOGOS, and PA
Ethos, Pathos, and Logos QR Codes Worksheet → This is a great hands-on activity for students reviewing or just learning for the first time about ethos, pathos, and logos. Students can work individually, with partners, or in small groups. They will need at least one mobile device with a QR code sca
TEACH STUDENTS TO THINK AND WRITE LIKE COLLEGE STUDENTS. PPT lecture, notes and interactive reading and writing exercises teach students to analyze rhetorical appeals and integrate ethos, pathos, and logos into their own essays. Students will distinguish between inductive and deductive arguments, e
Teach your students the art of rhetoric with this complete lesson on Martin Luther King, Jr.'s famous "Letter from Birmingham Jail." This product will get your students closely reading and critically thinking--going beyond mere comprehension to analyze HOW King structures his argument and responds t
Real-world examples of ethos, pathos, and logos. Students analyze these rhetorical devices and then practice applying them by responding to a creative writing prompt.
This resource includes:
• introduction to argument
• review of fact & opinion
• definition of terms
• finding examples o
Let's face it, sometimes our rhetoric units aren't the most engaging ones of the year. Students often get bored quickly with historical speeches and other dry informative texts. While it is important to teach these valuable documents, students will definitely appreciate some relevant and exciting te
A whole new take on the short story, "Lamb to the Slaughter."
Here, students will read the story and answer guiding questions that focus on inferencing, character motivation, and dramatic irony. There is also a worksheet on characterization Mary and Patrick and finding support quotes and evidence
Want a "paine-less" way to check for your students' understanding of ethos, pathos, and logos? Use this quick check for understanding as a quiz, in-class assignment, or even homework. This product features key excerpts from Thomas Paine's "Common Sense." For each excerpt, students must identify and
Common Core Aligned. Critical analysis of texts is a strong focus of the CCSS. This lesson is designed with PPT lectures, student notes, and engaging activities to help you instruct your students to better understand and evaluate the fundamentals of arguments and persuasive techniques. This lesson
Back to the basics of rhetoric! This graphic organizer provides low- prep way to assess students' understanding of the rhetorical appeals!
Instead of identifying appeals, students will create rhetorical appeals for various situations. A wonderful scaffolding/ next level activity for after the appea
Great worksheets for introducing rhetoric, especially designed for AP students, but can be used for all students. Provides areas for students to write examples of terms discussed.
There is a box around each example, but they do not appear in the thumbnails.
This graphic organizer is an easy way for students to organize their ideas for the rhetorical situation of a text and the rhetorical appeals.
My students have to complete this organizer for every text we read in our AP class. It is very useful.
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In this handout and worksheet, students will think about the last argument they had (this can be an in-person discussion or an on-line one). They will answer a few questions about the nature of the argument and how each side argued their point. On the second page students are given a definition of E
I noticed that when I was teaching Ethos, Pathos, and Logos, my students had difficulty arranging appropriate answers to the question: Is this passage and example of Ethos, Pathos, or Logos? Support your answer with details from the text". One of the many errors included the connection piece; stud
This project gives students 4 options to choose from that all assess their understanding of the three persuasive appeals, Ethos, Pathos, and Logos.
There is a guiding worksheet provided that students can utilize in all project options.
This is a great way to differentiate your a
In this worksheet, students will think about a recent argument they had (either in-person or on-line) and reflect on the persuasion techniques that were used from both sides of the argument. They will think closely about how each side argued their case, and then apply their understanding of ethos, p
If you are teaching persuasive writing or speaking, you will certainly come across Aristotle's Theories of Ethos, Pathos and Logos. This unit provides a brief overview of who Aristotle was (Ethos) and
operational definitions of the three tenants (Logos). It then provides you with a photocopyable
Study the power of persuasion and argumentation by reading the texts that catalyzed the American Revolution.
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The ability to analyze a nonfiction text and build an effective argument are important college readiness skills! These student-friendly informational handouts on rhetorical appeals - ethos, pathos, and logos - with tips for building effective persuasion will help students to build a foundation for f
This is a lesson for the study of Ethos, Pathos, and Logos.
The lesson plan is complete and self-explanatory, covering a multitude of criteria.
The activity sheets and texts are geared to help differentiate instruction and learning for students.
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- Reading Passage on the Indian Removal Act with reading comprehension questions and link to summary skills
- A graphic organizer for both "The Annual Message to Congress" given by President Andrew Jackson and "To the Senate and House of Representatives" by Chief John Ross. T
Make pathos, logos, and ethos memorable with this fun design-a-billboard activity! Students choose any product or brand to advertise, and they brainstorm emotional, logical, and credible methods of promoting the product. They then design a billboard to include these rhetorical appeals!
The provided 10 Common Core rigorous activities explore argumentative appeals (logos, ethos, and pathos) in popular commercials. The activities are tied to the Common Core standards RI2, RI3, RI5, RI6, SL3. The activities focus on theme, author’s purpose, rhetorical devices, argumentative appeals,
Persuasive language is in use all around us: from commercials, to movie posters to political speeches. Therefore, teaching persuasive techniques and language, can be an extremely engaging task. These resources aim to make persuasive techniques easy to understand, identify and use.
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What a wonderful world persuasion is! In this FREE lesson, students will get familiar with Aristotle's three rhetorical appeals for persuasion- Logos, Ethos, and Pathos. With an informational activity sheet, along with a *Sell Me This Pen* worksheet, students will find current examples of an ancient
Show your students a real-world application of the tools of rhetoric (ethos, pathos, and logos) as they examine the 2005 Stanford University Commencement Address given by Apple Co-Founder Steve Jobs. The speech, which is filled with warmth, humor, and meaning, is a high-interest way to add the non-f
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Writing doesn't come easily to many students; so to effectively teach writing we often need to GUIDE learners through the process.
This comprehensive persuasive writing pack contains:- 6 step-by-step lesson plans (e
The following resource is a Common Core activity on argumentative appeals (logos, ethos, pathos) using a popular Johnson & Johnson commercial. The activity includes a teacher answer key to assist you in your guided feedback to students. The video for the commercial is embedded on the Word docume
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YOU CAN TEACH YOUR STUDENTS TO READ AND THINK LIKE COLLEGE STUDENTS. These resources teach students to analyze rhetorical appeals (ethos, pathos, and logos) within argument and persuasion. This bundle is designed with PPT lectures, student notes, and engaging activities to help you instruct your s
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