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Reading Lab #15: More Literary Terms and Rhetorical Devices (Gr. 6-8) 5/9/23

Reading Lab #15: More Literary Terms and Rhetorical Devices

Class Syllabus - Grades 6-8

May 9, 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 rhetorical devices and why are they important?

  2. What are the four main forms of irony?


Enduring Understandings:

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

  2. The four main forms of irony are: dramatic, situational, verbal, cosmic.


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:

  • Pen

  • Paper

  • Print the worksheet

(Please note: this week's worksheet is included in the worksheet from Reading Lab #14, so if you already have that document, there is no need to print this one as well)





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