Increase student engagement and understanding with this rhetorical analysis unit. This unit includes an editable PowerPoint presentation with an entire week of direct instruction for rhetorical analysis, a sample speech to analyze with your students, and materials and writing assignments to use with any speech!
Your students will love these interactive and hands-on close reading organizers and scaffolded writing responses. Students will enjoy using sticky notes in class as they analyze complex speeches and nonfiction texts.
This sticky note rhetorical analysis unit is a great way to help students learn to thoroughly analyze text.
This lesson includes:
- an editable, 87-slide PowerPoint for teaching rhetorical analysis (with definitions and examples)
- 18 rhetorical analysis organizers
- 9 writing prompts with outlines
- 2 grading rubrics
- teacher instructions
- a sample week lesson plan
- three included speeches
- suggested speeches for further instruction
The PowerPoint includes these teachable slides:
- tone words
- the rhetorical triangle
- rhetorical tropes
- rhetorical schemes
- rhetorical question
- parallel structure
*This unit was designed to be used in a high school classroom and it is rigorous enough for AP Language and Composition students. Also, since the direct instruction PowerPoint is editable and there are a variety of organizers, this unit is also suitable to use in the middle school classroom with minimal modification.
This unit includes almost all of the resources you will need for a complete rhetorical analysis unit. You will need to choose and provide additional text you read in class to make your own unit come to life. With a little prep work and all of the materials in this unit, you will teach the best rhetorical analysis unit ever!
The included PDF pages are secured and not editable.
51 secured PDF pages, 87 editable PowerPoint slides