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Reading Lab #14: Key Literary Terms and Rhetorical Devices (Gr. 6-8) 4/25/23

Reading Lab #14: Key Literary Terms and Rhetorical Devices

Class Syllabus - Grades 6-8

April 25, 2023



Objective: Students will learn how to use literary terms and identify rhetorical devices to improve their understanding of a text and enrich their own writing.


Essential Questions:

  1. What are some key literary terms?

  2. What are rhetorical devices and why are they important?


Enduring Understandings:

  1. Some key literary terms are: setting, theme, characterization, climax, allusion, dialogue, exposition, fable, parable, allegory, and more!

  2. A rhetorical device is a use of language that is intended to have an effect on its audience.


Standards


Grade 6: L.6.3. Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening. A. Vary sentence patterns for meaning (syntax), reader/listener interest, and style/voice. B. Maintain consistency in style and tone.


Grade 7: L.7.3. Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening. A. Vary sentence patterns for meaning (syntax), reader/listener interest, and style/voice. B. Maintain consistency in style and tone. Grade 8: L.8.3. Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening. A. Vary sentence patterns for meaning (syntax), reader/listener interest, and style/voice. B. Maintain consistency in style and tone.


Materials:

  • Please print the worksheet

  • Pen

  • Paper


Worksheet for Reading Lab #14, Gr. 6-8 (1)
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