Rhetorical Devices: PowerPoint, Activities & Handouts

Rhetorical Devices:  PowerPoint, Activities & Handouts
Rhetorical Devices:  PowerPoint, Activities & Handouts
Rhetorical Devices:  PowerPoint, Activities & Handouts
Rhetorical Devices:  PowerPoint, Activities & Handouts
Rhetorical Devices:  PowerPoint, Activities & Handouts
Rhetorical Devices:  PowerPoint, Activities & Handouts
Rhetorical Devices:  PowerPoint, Activities & Handouts
Rhetorical Devices:  PowerPoint, Activities & Handouts
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Help your high school and advanced middle school students learn, understand and practice a wide variety of rhetorical devices with this engaging, fully editable 40-slide PowerPoint and 10-page printable activity packet. The CCSS-aligned package includes:

Definition, purpose and examples of fourteen types of rhetorical devices (see list below). Multiple examples from historical speeches, literature and everyday life for each
Assessment activity that asks students to identify rhetorical devices used in excerpts from speeches and literature—works well as a white board activity or quiz!
Close reading practice activity in which students read Lou Gehrig’s “Farewell to Baseball Address,” identifying and explaining the rhetorical devices used
Group practice activity in which students choose from a list of famous historical speeches and analyze the rhetoric used
Writing activity in which students apply what they’ve learned in their own writing
Activity and handout packet with a glossary of rhetorical devices and printables for each activity
Answer key and rubric to make grading a breeze

The presentation is provided as both a fully editable PowerPoint (so you can add or delete rhetorical devices based on the needs of your classroom) and PDF (to prevent any technical difficulties or font loss).

Rhetorical Devices Covered: Allusion, Euphemism, Hyperbole, Juxtaposition, Metaphor, Oxymoron, Parallelism, Personification, Repetition (Anaphora and Epistrophe), Rhetorical Question, Simile, Understatement

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Keywords: Rhetoric, rhetorical devices, introduction to rhetoric, elements of argument, argumentative writing, persuasive writing, seminal U.S. documents, historical speeches, Common Core, CCSS
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