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Lesson 15: Analyzing a Literary Text

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Students analyze the rhetorical appeals in a literary text and determine the meaning of words through context.

Additional Materials:

  • Rhetoric Text Access Document

  • Annotated Text Exemplar of “Chapter 14” of The Jungle

  • Vocabulary Log (blank)

  • Vocabulary Log (completed)

  • Pink highlighters

  • Yellow highlighters

  • Chart Paper

Additional Notes:

  • Make an “annotation guide” anchor chart to display for the entire unit. Define ethos, logos, pathos, and include the appropriate highlighter colors: logos (blue), ethos (yellow), and pathos (pink).