Provide your students with a more complete understanding of rhetorical analysis with this activity pack that includes concept overviews, practice activities, complimentary assignments and assessments. ** This product is included in my Rhetoric: The Art of Presuasion Unit and my AP Language and Composition Bundle for a reduced price. Please don’t buy this item in addition to either product listed above as it is already included.**
This resource is organized in the following sections:
with an overview of rhetoric using the SOAPSTone method, a practice activity and an analysis activity of a Colbert Report segment.
with an overview of tone and language, practice activities, Lincoln's "Second Inaugural Address" reading and a tone analysis activity for Lincoln’s speech.
with an overview of devices and a rhetorical devices analysis activity for Lincoln’s speech.
Three Assessment Options
with a rhetorical analysis essay assignment, a persuasive essay assignment and a mini magazine/newspaper project. Rubrics and peer editing handouts included.
Also includes teacher notes and a variety of graphic organizers that may be used with teacher-selected texts.
This unit would be well-suited for an AP Language and Composition Course, an Informational Texts unit, an Argumentation/Debate Unit or a Composition Unit.