Don't waste your time digging through the 48 pages of Thomas Paine's "Common Sense" pamphlet! Guide your students through this foundational text that catalyzed the American Revolution with this visually appealing graphic organizer that focuses on key excerpts from the document. Each excerpt is accompanied by critical thinking questions that prompt students to identify, analyze, and evaluate the argumentative structure, rhetorical devices, and ethos/pathos/logos.
This works great as part of a persuasive/argumentation unit because it is one of THE most influential examples of persuasion in American history! "Common Sense" is also perfect for any American literature course!