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.

6th - 12th English Language Arts 180 Views 369 Downloads
CCSS: Adaptable
Resource Details

Subjects
English Language Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Collaborative Learning
Duration
2 days
Year
1999

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