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Rhetorical Devices in a Primary Source

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Analyze Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous and powerful "I Have a Dream" speech as a primary source document. After reading up on rhetorical devices and working in small groups to define terms, class members identify and explain the use of two specific rhetorical devices in the speech. They apply their knowledge to evaluate the primary source and its effect on the audience in writing.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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7th - 12th
English Language Arts
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2 hrs
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