Press Review

How can word choice affect a political speech? Middle and high schoolers examine the text of the 1999 State of the Union Address, and then determine how newspaper articles and television reports describe and analyze the event. Use this lesson to examine conflicting evidence and viewpoints in informational text, or to focus on evaluating a speaker's argument.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Resource Details

Grade
6th - 12th
Subjects
English Language Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 days
Instructional Strategy
Collaborative Learning
Year
1999
Usage Permissions
Fine Print