September 11 Close Read and Rhetorical Analysis Unit


“Discuss the events of 9/11 with your students and teach them rhetorical analysis with this September 11 Rhetorical Analysis Unit. This resource includes rhetorical analysis and writing activities for George W. Bush’s address to the nation on the night of September 11th.

This resource includes:
A teacher introduction page
Annotation Guide
Rhetorical Device Half Sheet Reference Pages
Full-text speech (annotation and non annotation handouts)
Multiple rhetorical analysis activities and organizers
Three rhetorical analysis writing prompts
Two writing rubrics
Teacher annotation key
Answer key for rhetorical analysis questions

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