Guided Reading: Speech to the Virginia Convention, Patrick Henry

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This guided reading printable and answer key will lead students through the challenging text of Patrick Henry's famous Speech to the Virginia Convention. It is set up as a double-sided journal. In one column is the text of the speech, and the other column contains questions about the text with space for students to annotate.

The directions refer to a logical, emotional, and ethical appeal handout, which I offer for free in my store. However, students could answer the questions without this handout. The questions also refer to basic grammar terms (noun, pronoun, verb, subject) and to basic literary techniques, such as metaphor.

I have used this guide successfully in 10th grade language arts classes during a unit on argument and founding documents. It helps scaffold the task of close, analytical reading for less experienced students. It works well with the teacher guiding the reading and annotation, with students working in pairs, or with students working independently. The Williamsburg Website also has a nice audio of the speech, which students could listen to as they read along and annotate.

NOTE: This lesson will soon be bundled with two other founding documents ("The Crisis, No. 1" and The Declaration) guided reading lessons! This bundle should be available the week of Sept. 21. Stay tuned!
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55 Minutes

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