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Close Reading Informational "Gettysburg Address"

This lesson set contains resources and videos for the close reading unit on the "Gettysburg Address"

Lessons

  • Day 1: Gettysburg Address

    In this lesson you will learn to analyze the development of a central idea by evaluating the impact of word choice.

  • Day 2: Gettysburg Address

    In this lesson you will learn how to determine the persuasive impact of specific words by analyzing the words’ connotative meaning.

  • Day 3: Gettysburg Address

    In this lesson you will learn to analyze the impact of word choice on tone by analyzing the transformation using context.

  • Day 4: Gettysburg Address

    In this lesson you will learn how an author develops an idea by analyzing the literal and metaphorical use of a word.

  • Day 5: Gettysburg Address

    In this lesson you will learn to determine how an author advances his purpose by analyzing the author’s rhetoric.

Resources