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Unit 1: SAT Practice
Unit 2: The College Essay
Unit 3: The College Process
Unit 4: Investigating Rhetorical Patterns
Unit 5: Narrative Non-Fiction
Unit 6: Speeches
Unit 7: Writing the Persuasive Essay
Unit 8: Analyzing Fiction
Unit 9: Life Beyond Morgan
Investigating Rhetorical Patterns
UNIT 4 - Investigating Rhetorical Patterns
Actively reading a text will improve comprehension.
Identifying the purpose of a text is essential to full understanding of the text.
Identifying and understanding the rhetoric of the text will help you to understand the text and write a meaningful response to the text.
A response must have an arguable thesis statement.
A response should have well developed paragraphs with specific references to the text supporting the thesis.
Rhetorical elements enhance the defense of an argument.
Appropriate, clear graphics can facilitate the comprehension of a text.
How does a thesis bind an essay?
How does one formulate a meaningful response to an essay?
How does one effectively integrate other people’s words into my own writing?
How does one correctly implement MLA citation?
How does the intended audience affect the tone, content and rhetorical strategies and devices in a text?
How does voice affect writing?
How are the rhetorical appeals, strategies and devices used to convey meaning and fulfill purpose in texts?
What are the qualities of the following rhetorical patterns: definition, description, process analysis, comparison-contrast?
How can a graphic facilitate the comprehension of a text.
Read and analyze model essays.
Write a definition essay.
Write a description essay.
Write a process analysis.
Create a WikiHow for a process.
Write a comparison-contrast essay.
Write an essay using one of the above-mentioned formats.
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Donald Trump- The Issues
Donald Trump- Videos
Political Cartoon- Hilary Clinton Campaign Strategy
Hillary Clinton YouTube Channel
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