Want a "paine-less" way to check for your students' understanding of ethos, pathos, and logos? Use this quick check for understanding as a quiz, in-class assignment, or even homework. This product features key excerpts from Thomas Paine's "Common Sense." For each excerpt, students must identify and explain the rhetorical appeal.
This product includes a detailed answer key to help you assess or review the answers.
Key words: American Revolution, Revolutionary War, Revolutionary literature, Thomas Paine, Common Sense, Aristotle's rhetorical appeals, persuasive appeals, ethos, pathos, logos, assessment, rhetoric, persuasion
Check out my other Revolutionary literature & persuasion/rhetoric resources:
No Paine, No Gain: A Rhetorical Analysis of Common Sense
Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death Speech Rhetorical Analysis
Rhetorical/Persuasive Appeals: Ethos Pathos and Logos Complete Teaching Pack
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