This lesson is a rhetorical analysis exercise on the climate change speech given by teen climate activist Greta Thunberg at the United Nations Climate Action Summit on September 23, 2019.
Included in this lesson:
--six rhetorical analysis questions about the speech
--three critical thinking questions
--a detailed key to aide the teacher in discussing the speech with the class
Through this lesson, students will apply the following concepts/terms.
--ethos, pathos, and logos
--rhetorical situation (speaker, audience, occasion, purpose)
--call to action
--argument and counter argument