This graphic organizer asks students to choose powerful statements from the text and analyze it for the author's purpose while pinpointing the effective diction used by the author to enhance the power and persuasiveness of his text. The assignment specifically addresses CCSS RI.6.
It is uploaded as a Word document so you may alter it to fit your needs and curriculum. The heading is for Chapter 8, but adjust to match your instruction or differentiate by chapter. I used Fast Food Nation as part of a larger unit that examines an individual's version of "The Truth."