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This handout/ worksheet introduces concepts such as parallel structure, anaphora, and the three rhetorical appeals. Students then annotate the text of Atticus's closing remarks to look for examples of each. What follows is two constructed responses: first students choose one of the rhetorical devices they identified and explain how their example matches one of the definitions. Then, students evaluate which device they feel Atticus uses best and how.
The purchase includes three documents: excerpt of the text with open-ended reflections, a second version with scaffolded sentence stems for reflection, and an annotated answer key identifying rhetorical devices and appeals (though many of the devices and appeals overlap and the teacher should be prepared to acknowledge many possible answers).