Differentiated Rhetorical Analysis Writing Portfolio for AP Language & On-Level

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10th - 12th, Homeschool
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Are you looking for a differentiated project to increase your students' engagement and choice while holding them accountable for rhetorical analysis skills and knowledge? This multi-option portfolio assignment allows students opportunities to exercise their creativity while honing key rhetorical analysis and close reading skills. AP English Language and Composition and on-level options allow for many different levels of differentiation.

This PDF file includes the following:

  • Terms of Use
  • Overview/Alignment to Standards
  • Learning Objectives and Planning Tips
  • Option 1: Teacher-Directed Portfolio: Overview (2 options), Rubrics
  • Option 2: Student-Directed Portfolio: Overview, Rubrics
  • Presentation Rubric
  • Credits


  • Two different versions allow for significant differentiation.
  • Students engage in rhetorical analysis with multiple forms of media.
  • The assignments are open-ended, so they can apply to any text. The texts may be teacher- or student- determined.
  • Students begin to apply principles of rhetoric through creative, analytical, and practical options.

This assignment has been honed through use with 300+ AP Language and Composition students!

This product is also available in the AP Language and Composition Bundle.

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