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Rhetorical Devices in a Primary Source

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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Grade
7th - 12th
Subjects
English Language Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 hrs
Instructional Strategies
Research
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