1. Be able to define rhetoric and give examples of rhetorical discourse.
2. Understand and apply the three main "vertices" of the Rhetorical Triangle.
3. Identify they ways in which the 3 ideologies of justice we’ve studied so far (security, liberty and equality) appear in the founding documents of the United States include the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution.
Respond to this rhetoric in at least 100 words.
Questions to spur your thinking: What ideologies do you hear articulated in this video? What is your reaction to the main speaker’s rhetoric? What elements of his speech are persuasive? What pieces of evidence does he use? What PATHOS- emotional appeals—does he make? Overall, are you moved by his speech?
1. (Slides 1-20 only): Powerpoint--Rhetoric: "The Art of Persuasion" (Taking notes is strongly encouraged. You'll need to apply these ideas to your op-ed article and visual projects)
2. Pair share
3. Video: Crash Course US History and It's Too Late to Apologize
4. Journal #3-Complete Packet: The Ideology of the Declaration of Independence
*Audience Adaptation: Adapting (changing) your phrasing, tone, word choice and even overall message in order to more effectively persuade your intended audience. For instance, a politician would speak very differently to a group of teenagers about freedom of speech in schools than he/she would a group of conservative school board members.
5. If done early, make sure you have done the following:
Humanities 11 Teacher at Animas High School