Analyzing speeches is both a Common Core standard and an important activity in Advanced Placement English Language and Composition. But where does a student start?
Using this Google Doc Speech Analysis Graphic Organizer will help students critically think about how the speaker uses rhetorical appeals and features to express their message.
Student thinking and writing produced in this analysis organizer may be used for a formal rhetorical analysis essay or as an assessment on its own.
Items covered in graphic organizer:
• Point of view
• Evidence and reasons
• Appeals to logos, ethos, pathos
• Logical Fallacies
• Rhetorical features: diction, imagery, body language, repetition, pacing, body
language and figurative language
• Overall success with persuasion
This product comes as a Google Doc resource. Simply make a copy for each student or assign to each student in Google Classroom. It’s that easy.
You must have a Google account to use this product.