Book Writing

How I Successfuly Organized My Very Own Essay Checker

Rhetorical Analysis with an overview of rhetoric using the SOAPSTone method, a practice activity and an analysis activity of a Colbert Report segment.

Tone Analysis with an overview of tone and language, practice activities, Lincoln’s “Second Inaugural Address” reading and a tone analysis activity for Lincoln’s speech.

Rhetorical Devices with an overview of devices and a rhetorical devices analysis activity for Lincoln’s speech.

Appeals and Logical Fallacies with an overview of appeals and fallacies, practice activities, Nixon’s “Checkers” reading with a link and an analysis activity for Nixon’s speech.

Visual Persuasion with an overview of visuals and a visual argument assignment.

Assessment Options with a rhetorical analysis Robot Don essay assignment, a persuasive essay assignment, a mini magazine/newspaper project and a 15 question multiple choice and short answer test. Rubrics and peer editing handouts included.

Also includes teacher notes and a variety of graphic organizers that may be used with teacher-selected texts.

(1) Wacky Birds Tic Tac Toe (2 players)
Use with any informational text or literature. Students will read and answer a text task card before marking the X or O on the board. Teacher prep: provide 9 counters (or any tokens to mark X and O), and task cards (pages 23-32).

(2) Wacky Birds Text Challenge (2-6 players)
(3) Emoji Text Challenge (2-6 players)
Use with any informational text or literature. Students will read and answer a text task card before moving around the board. Teacher prep: provide 1 token per player (even bottle caps will work!) and task cards (pages 23-32).

(4) Wacky Birds Race to the Top (2-4 players)
(5) Emoji Race to the Top (2-4 players)
Use with any informational text or literature. Students will read and answer a text task card before moving up the board. Teacher prep: provide game board, 1 token per player (even bottle caps will work!) and task cards (pages 23-32).

(6) Fishing Tic Tac Toe 2 boards (2 players)
(7) Surf the Text Tic Tac Toe (2 players)
Use with any informational text or literature. Students will read and answer a text task card before marking the X or O on the board. Teacher prep: provide 9 counters (or any tokens to mark X and O), task cards (pages 23-32).

(8) Surf the Text Four in a Row (2 players)
Use with any informational text or literature. Students will read and answer a text task card before marking the board. Teacher prep: provide a supply counters (or any tokens), task cards (pages 23-32).

(9) Surf the Text Board Game (2-6 players)
Use with any informational text or literature. Students will read and answer a text task card before moving around the board. Teacher prep: provide 1 token per player, clear spinner (or pencil and paper clip) and task cards (pages 23-32).

(10) Alien Tic Tac Toe (2 players)
Use with any informational text or literature. Students will read and answer a text task card before marking the X or O on the board. Teacher prep: provide 9 counters (or any tokens to mark X and O), task cards (pages 23-32).

(11) Alien Race to the Top (2-4 players)
Use with any informational text or literature. Students will read and answer a text task card before moving up the board. Teacher prep: provide game board, 1 token per player (even bottle caps will work!) and task cards (pages 23-32).

(12) Alien Text Challenge (2-6 players)
Use with any informational text or literature. Students will read and answer a text task card before moving around the board. Teacher prep: provide 1 token per player (even bottle caps will work!) and task cards (pages 23-32).

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