ELA.10.R.2.3

Analyze an author’s choices in establishing and achieving purpose(s) in historical American speeches and essays.

Clarifications

Clarification 1: In this grade level, students are using and responsible for the appeals of logos, ethos, and pathos.

Clarification 2: See Rhetorical Appeals and Rhetorical Devices.

General Information
Subject Area: English Language Arts (B.E.S.T.)
Grade: 10
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.10.R.2.AP.3: Explain the author’s choices in establishing and achieving purpose(s) in historical American speeches and essays.

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Original Student Tutorial

We the People: How Speakers Achieve Their Purpose:

Learn how speakers achieve their purpose when delivering a public speech. In this interactive tutorial, you'll learn the difference between the general and specific purpose of a speech. You'll analyze three different choices that speakers make to help achieve their purpose. This includes their choice of hook, or introduction, as well as their use of juxtaposition and allusions. We'll examine the use of these techniques using excerpts from Barack Obama's campaign speech titled "A More Perfect Union." 

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Original Student Tutorials for Language Arts - Grades 6-12

We the People: How Speakers Achieve Their Purpose:

Learn how speakers achieve their purpose when delivering a public speech. In this interactive tutorial, you'll learn the difference between the general and specific purpose of a speech. You'll analyze three different choices that speakers make to help achieve their purpose. This includes their choice of hook, or introduction, as well as their use of juxtaposition and allusions. We'll examine the use of these techniques using excerpts from Barack Obama's campaign speech titled "A More Perfect Union." 

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Original Student Tutorial

We the People: How Speakers Achieve Their Purpose:

Learn how speakers achieve their purpose when delivering a public speech. In this interactive tutorial, you'll learn the difference between the general and specific purpose of a speech. You'll analyze three different choices that speakers make to help achieve their purpose. This includes their choice of hook, or introduction, as well as their use of juxtaposition and allusions. We'll examine the use of these techniques using excerpts from Barack Obama's campaign speech titled "A More Perfect Union." 

Type: Original Student Tutorial

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