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Rhetorical Analysis Handouts and Activities

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Common Core Standards
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1 MB|20 pages
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Teach close reading and critical thinking skills with this rhetorical analysis resource focusing on the study of loaded language in George W. Bush's 9/11 Address as well as news headlines and ledes. Build a strong close reading foundation while focusing on non-fiction text which is emphasized by the Common Core.


⇒ 20 pages of handouts and activities
⇒ Detailed teacher notes and answer keys
⇒ Informational handout on loaded language
⇒ Full text of George W. Bush's 9/11 Address to the Nation
⇒ Discussion questions, Tic-Tac-Toe organizer, and synthesis writing
⇒ Six differentiated handouts for analysis of headlines and ledes
⇒ Extension and analysis wrap-up
⇒ Perfect for small group work, review, enrichment, and direct instruction/modeling
⇒ Questions require in-depth analysis and support

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⇒ Permission for use by one teacher in his or her own classroom.
⇒ Not for public display or digital sharing.
⇒ If you intend to share with others, please purchase an additional half-price license.
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