ELA.9.R.2.3

Analyze how an author establishes and achieves purpose(s) through rhetorical appeals and/or figurative language.

Clarifications

Clarification 1: Figurative language use that students will analyze are metaphor, simile, alliteration, onomatopoeia, personification, hyperbole, meiosis (understatement), allusion, and idiom. Other examples can be used in instruction.

Clarification 2: Students will explain the appropriateness of appeals in achieving a purpose. In this grade level, students are using and responsible for the appeals of logos, ethos, and pathos.

Clarification 3: See Secondary Figurative Language

Clarification 4: See Rhetorical Appeals and Rhetorical Devices.

General Information
Subject Area: English Language Arts (B.E.S.T. - Effective starting 2021-2022)
Grade: 9
Strand: Reading
Date Adopted or Revised: 08/20
Status: State Board Approved

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Related Access Points

Alternate version of this benchmark for students with significant cognitive disabilities.
ELA.9.R.2.AP.3a: Identify rhetorical appeals and/or figurative language.
ELA.9.R.2.AP.3b: Identify how an author establishes and achieves purpose(s) through rhetorical appeals and/or figurative language.

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