President Ronald W. Reagan Lot of 3 Rhetorical Analyses of Famous Speeches

President Ronald W. Reagan Lot of 3 Rhetorical Analyses of Famous Speeches
President Ronald W. Reagan Lot of 3 Rhetorical Analyses of Famous Speeches
President Ronald W. Reagan Lot of 3 Rhetorical Analyses of Famous Speeches
President Ronald W. Reagan Lot of 3 Rhetorical Analyses of Famous Speeches
President Ronald W. Reagan Lot of 3 Rhetorical Analyses of Famous Speeches
President Ronald W. Reagan Lot of 3 Rhetorical Analyses of Famous Speeches
President Ronald W. Reagan Lot of 3 Rhetorical Analyses of Famous Speeches
President Ronald W. Reagan Lot of 3 Rhetorical Analyses of Famous Speeches
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This resource includes the annotated text and marginal notes for THREE speeches by President Ronald W. Reagan following the explosion of the Challenger space shuttle in 1986 and at the Berlin Wall in 1987:

  • Speech on the Challenger Explosion

  • Eulogy of the Challenger 7: 'True Heroes'

  • Speech at the Berlin Wall

The included zipped folder also includes a copy of the speeches without annotations and marginal notes so that you can reproduce them for students so that they can annotate them. 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, repetition, allusions, and, central ideas aligned with the RI1, RI2, RI3, RI4, RI5, RI6, RI7, and RI9 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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Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases by using context clues, analyzing meaningful word parts, and consulting general and specialized reference materials, as appropriate.
Analyze seminal U.S. documents of historical and literary significance (e.g., Washington’s Farewell Address, the Gettysburg Address, Roosevelt’s Four Freedoms speech, King’s “Letter from Birmingham Jail”), including how they address related themes and concepts.
Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and analyze how an author uses rhetoric to advance that point of view or purpose.
Analyze in detail how an author’s ideas or claims are developed and refined by particular sentences, paragraphs, or larger portions of a text (e.g., a section or chapter).
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; analyze the cumulative impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone (e.g., how the language of a court opinion differs from that of a newspaper).
Total Pages
24 pages
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Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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