The Declaration of Independence is a beautiful piece of rhetoric.
Gleaning information from an article by Stephen E Lucas, titled
"Justifying America: the Declaration of Independence as a Rhetorical Document," I've created this presentation which breaks the document into sections and addresses the effective use of
---and other rhetorical devices.
There are 55 slides with over 50 relevant graphics.
---sections of the document,
---discussion, and quotes from Thomas Jefferson.
Created with PowerPoint 2007
This packet contains the information that is included in the PowerPoint, notes for discussion, a template for student notes and a group activity.
Thank you for your consideration.