Posts Tagged 'persuasive writing':

American Lit: Rhetorical Devices

Standards ELAGSE11-12RI5 Analyze and evaluate the effectiveness of the structure an author uses in his or her exposition or argument, including whether the structure makes points clear, convincing, and engaging. Georgia ELA ELAGSE11-12L3 Apply knowledge of language to understand how language functions in different contexts, to make effective choices for meaning or style, and to

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American Lit: Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address

Standard:  ELA.11-12.RI.1. Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text, including determining where the text leaves matters uncertain.  ELA.11-12.RI.2. Determine two or more central ideas of a text and analyze their development over the course of the text, including how

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American Lit: Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address

Standard:  ELA.11-12.RI.1. Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text, including determining where the text leaves matters uncertain.  ELA.11-12.RI.2. Determine two or more central ideas of a text and analyze their development over the course of the text, including how

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American Lit: Reading and Writing a Letter to the Editor

Standard: ELAGSE11-12RI4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; analyze how an author uses and refines the meaning of a key term or terms over the course of a text (e.g., how Madison defines faction in Federalist No. 10). Learning Target: I can evaluate

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American Lit: The Bias of Rhetoric

Standard: ELAGSE11-12SL2 Integrate multiple sources of information presented in diverse formats and media (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) in order to make informed decisions and solve problems, evaluating the credibility and accuracy of each source and noting any discrepancies among the data. Learning Target: I can analyze how language can be used to manipulate readers or viewers.

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