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In this short unit, students will spend three lessons exploring some of Abraham Lincoln's speeches. Students will explore Lincoln's themes and consider how they address the issues of his time, and they'll analyze the literary and rhetorical devices he used to express his ideas.

Subject:
English Language Arts, Reading Informational Text, Speaking and Listening
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Level:
High School
Grade:
12
Provider:
Pearson
Tags:
Literary Devices, Rhetoric, Abraham Lincoln, Gettysburg Address, Reading Comprehension, Grade 12 ELA, Poetry, Speeches, Writing, Assessment
License:
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0
Unit 6 Lincoln Speaks to Americans
Lincoln Speaks to Americans

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