Queen Elizabeth's famous "Speech to the Troops at Tilbury"
is an excellent choice for teaching rhetorical analysis.
This lesson includes:
♛ Step-by-step lesson plans
with suggestions and options
♛ Clean copy of the speech
♛ Answer Key
with rhetorical techniques labeled
sheet for students who need support before writing this analytical essay
♛ Example Essays
- 1 good and 1 bad are included for students to evaluate
Answer Key for essay evaluation explaining strengths and weaknesses of each example. Students then compare their own essay to the examples. (Even if you choose for students to use this as rhetorical analysis practice instead of actually writing the essay, they can still see examples of what the completed essay would look like.)
This lesson works great for Advanced Placement Language and Composition English, speech, history, or advanced English classes.
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