Common Core Aligned. Students to determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the cumulative impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone. 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 focuses on understanding speaker's viewpoint, bias, mood, tone, use of diction, loaded language, and connotation.
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Evaluating Arguments and Persuasion
This Lesson Includes:
-Common Core Alignment
-Close Reading Activities
Each section has its own editable PPT lecture, with student notes and integrated student activities. At the conclusion of the unit the bundle includes structured worksheets to evaluate a contemporary debate issue, using new knowledge and skills.