Although they may be ancient, Aristotle's three persuasive appeals do not have to be boring! Engage your students and improve their rhetorical analysis and persuasive writing skills by teaching them about ethos, pathos, and logos with this complete teaching pack that you can use to meet your students at their own unique levels. This pack contains multiple resources, and you can easily mix and match materials to cater to your group of students. If the PowerPoint's speech excerpts are too difficult, simply use the links to the commercials. If the "Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death" text is too challenging, simply choose your own persuasive text and use the provided graphic organizer.
Here is a breakdown of what you will receive in this pack:
-23-page editable PowerPoint complete with a student-friendly engaging lecture, examples and explanations, links to commercials, discussion questions, and an exit ticket
-23-page PDF of PowerPoint (to preserve formatting and fonts)
-10 pages of other resources:
-Aristotle's "Rhetoric" excerpt with questions to activate students' thinking before the lecture
-Ethos, pathos, and logo generic graphic organizer (can be used with ANY persuasive text or as a brainstorming/outlining activity for persuasive essays)
-Ethos, pathos, and logos commercials graphic organizer (can be used with provided PowerPoint or ANY commercials)
-"Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death" full-text speech to annotate for ethos, pathos, and logos
-Ethos, pathos and logos check for understanding with "Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death"
-Ethos, pathos, and logos scenarios for students to practice integrating these appeals into their own writing
-Ethos, pathos, and logos bookmarks to help students remember the three persuasive appeals