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.

7th - 12th English Language Arts 38 Views 132 Downloads
CCSS: Adaptable
Resource Details

Subjects
English Language Arts
4 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategies
Research
2 more...
Duration
2 hrs

What Members Say


Ramon F.
Lesson Planet is a very resourceful educational website; however most important is the fact that thousands of teachers are featured sharing hundreds of lessons that are practical, interactive, and functional.
Ramon F., 1st year teacher
New York, NY