Tools of Persuasion

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Ethos, pathos, and logos. After reading a passage about Aristotle's, three basic tools of persuasion, individuals answer a series of multiple choice comprehension questions and craft responses to three short-answer essay prompts.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Have class members first share their persuasive political position argument in groups and have the group select one to be read to the whole class
Classroom Considerations

  • The resource many be used as a reading assessment or as work to be completed out of class and then shared
Pros

  • The comprehension question call for readers to recognize details and to draw inferences from the text
  • A detailed answer key is included
Cons

  • None