President Donald J. Trump's 2019 State of the Union Address– Rhetorical Analysis

President Donald J. Trump's 2019 State of the Union Address– Rhetorical Analysis
Common Core State Standards
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This resource includes the annotated text and marginal notes for the State of the Union Address by President Donald J. Trump on February 5, 2019. The included zipped folder also includes a copy of the speech without annotations and marginal notes so that you can reproduce it for students so that they can annotate it. Reading and annotating informational texts is a critical component of the Common Core State Standards, and analyzing informational texts is a key skill that students will need for college and the jobs of the future. Using the comment feature in Microsoft Word, this resource includes critical commentary and analysis of the figurative and connotative meanings, rhetorical devices (logos, ethos, pathos), parallelism, metonymy, logical fallacies (Red Herrings, Ad Hominem, Hasty Generalizations, Either/Or Fallacies, and Causal Fallacies), repetition, allusions, and, themes aligned with the RI1, RI2, RI3, RI4, RI5, RI6, and RI8 standards from the Common Core State Standards. In addition to the identified figurative language, rhetorical devices, etc., the document includes standard alignment for each comment and marginal notes that explain the significance of each identified element. This resource will help teachers to guide students’ close reading of the text and help them to become more critical readers of informational texts. The provided commentary includes Common Core standard references so that you will be able to help students to see how the guided statements and commentary align with specific reading informational standards.

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30 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 Week
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