Type:

E-book, Lesson Plan

Description:

In this lesson, students will analyze "The Declaration of Independence" for rhetorical strategies. They will then view the document from the standpoint of the King of England and others who would oppose the work. This lesson should take one 90-minute class period or two 50-minute class periods.

Subjects:

  • Information & Media Literacy > General
  • Language Arts > General
  • Language Arts > Listening & Speaking
  • Language Arts > Literature
  • Language Arts > Reading Comprehension
  • Language Arts > Vocabulary
  • Language Arts > Writing
  • Social Studies > General
  • Social Studies > United States Government
  • Social Studies > United States History

Education Levels:

  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

American Literature Thomas Jefferson Declaration of Independence rhetorical strategies

Language:

English

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License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution 3.0

Collections:

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Update Standards?

LA.11.2.f: Language Arts

The student will recognize and evaluate persuasive techniques such as propaganda and bias in different media.
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