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
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
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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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
Study the power of persuasion and argumentation by reading the texts that catalyzed the American Revolution.
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This resource is 19 pages, complete with the following activi
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.
COMMON CORE ALIGNED WRITING UNITS: This bundle combines both our Literary Analysis Writing Unit and our Rhetorical Analysis Writing Unit. Each unit focuses on developing student skills in analysis essay writing. Guided PPT Lectures and Student Notes/Exercises teach students the fundamentals of Li
Reading Informational Text - Common Core Aligned. The handouts, worksheets, and graphic organizers contained in this packet are appropriate for many kinds of informational reading. The examples used in explanations are from famous speeches, and I originally developed these lesson helps for a unit on
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Students will love using TED Talks from www.TED.com to meet these standards and improve their ability to read Non-Print Informational texts. This is a classroom-tested lesson that will leave
Analyze Patrick Henry's famous speech at the Virginia Convention with these rhetorical analysis activities.
-A graphic organizer that requires students to summarize the argument and rhetorically analyze its structure and devices
-An annotation activity that requires students to annot
This 2-page handout will guide your students through a rhetorical analysis of Atticus' closing speech in Chapter 20 of Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird.
Students will complete a graphic organizer to track and analyze Atticus' use of ethos, pathos, and logos. Then, students will analyze and evalua
This activity is a great way to introduce the idea of ethos, pathos, and logos to students.
The packet begins with a list of vocabulary, both ELA vocab and vocab that will help students understand the economic terms in Shark Tank.
Following the vocab is a chart where students will write down the
Introduce your study of rhetorical appeals (ethos, pathos, logos) and persuasive techniques with this anticipation and background activity. You get an activity on Aristotle and the Rhetorical Triangle. This activity uses two videos and an article (found for free online) and can be used with Interact
These graphic organizers are an easy way to introduce the three persuasive appeals--ethos, pathos, and logos--for any text or media (article, commercial, advertisement, speech, etc.), along with recognizing the types of persuasive language being used. For the persuasive appeals sheet, students have
This 23 pg unit offers a worksheet and writing activity for each of 6 speeches in Animal Farm (see skills and standard below).
This unit ALSO includes:
-A 14-slide PowerPoint and Notes Pages on Rhetoric Triangle, 7 Rhetorical Devices, and 10 Logical fallacies.
-A writing assessment
-Answer keys fo
This comprehensive composition unit on argument is aligned with the common core learning outcomes and includes intensive instruction, critical thinking, problem solving, research and writing activities on the components of argument which include: logos, ethos, pathos, inductive and deductive logic,
Using the speech from the Disney movie Miracle and coloring materials, students are asked to identify parts that appeal to ethos, logos, or pathos. Using colors helps students to visualize the different aspects of a speech and how it functions. Other speeches or works of literature can be used to
This sheet is designed for use with video of a political debate or persuasive speech in Social Science and English.
Students will track repetitious words, figures of speech (metaphors/allusions), charged words and appeals to pathos, logos and ethos. Ideally this should be used after instruction or
A reading guide of sorts for the entire story of Antigone. Students choose two characters after each scene (and prologue) and develop their reasoning for their moral decisions, including citing from the text and labeling as logos, ethos, or pathos. Students can then use their filled out charts to co
This is a graphic organizer for students to use to analyze Logos, Pathos, Ethos and any other rhetorical or literary devices in a text. It is geared toward analyzing essays or speeches. Students identify the claim/thesis, author's purpose, and analyze quotations for Logos, Pathos, and Ethos.