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Lesson 7: Spicing Up a Speech

This lesson introduces various rhetorical devices for students to employ as they develop their speeches.

Skills
Public Speaking
Writing
Topics
Democr. Foundations
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Common Core State Standards (CCSS)

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.11-12.2.D

Use precise language, domainspecific vocabulary, and techniques such as metaphor, simile, and analogy to manage the complexity of the topic.

College, Career, and Civic Life Framework (C3)

D4.3.9-12.

Present adaptations of arguments and explanations that feature evocative ideas and perspectives on issues and topics to reach a range of audiences and venues outside the classroom using print and oral technologies (e.g., posters, essays, letters, debates, speeches, reports, and maps) and digital technologies (e.g., Internet, social media, and digital documentary).

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