Analyzing a Speech Activity: Joseph McCarthy's "Enemies from Within"

Analyzing a Speech Activity: Joseph McCarthy's "Enemies from Within"
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This activity will help students practice analyzing a speech using Joseph McCarthy's "Enemies from Within" speech from 1950 about the threat of Communism in the United States.

The practice is embedded into the speech itself; there is some included background information and useful definitions at the beginning, then checkpoints throughout the text for students to stop and answer questions and highlight key points.

Practice includes:
- Author's tone
- Author's claim/argument
- Author's use of quotes and evidence
- Author's purpose
- Word choice

Created for Ms Moore's English Classroom
Total Pages
3 pages
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Not Included
Teaching Duration
1 hour
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