This PowerPoint Mini-Lesson includes:
-Standards taught in the lesson: Identify the thesis and main points of a speech, Discern the structure of a complex speech, Identify the rhetorical devices used in a complex speech
-Lesson overview: Take notes about analyzing speeches, Work together as a class to analyze Lincoln's "Gettysburg Address", Work independently in pairs to analyze King's "Declaration of Independence from the War in Vietnam", Reflection, Discuss techniques speakers and presenters can use to engage audience
-Thesis and Main Points
-Structure of Speeches: Sequential, Problem/Solution, Compare/Contrast, Cause/Effect
-Rhetorical Devices with examples from literature: Rhetorical Questions, Parallelism, Repetition, Analogies, Simile, Metaphor, Hyperbole, Alliteration, Anthesis
-Analyze "The Gettysburg Address"
-Analyze "Declaration From the War on Vietnam"
Mini Lesson is designed to be taught in one 90-minute session, but could easily be adapted for shorter classes by assigning King's speech for homework or making it into a two-day lesson.
The bundle contains the PPT presentation, guided notes, and teacher notes. Lincoln and King's speeches are not included (found in your textbook or online).
*The PPT was formatted on a PC and transferred to a Mac to be uploaded here. My download shows normal fonts and normal bullets, not the 9s and small fonts you see in the preview.