Authors Craft + Rhetorical Devices Anchor Chart & Quick Reference for Students

Author's Craft Anchor Chart

WHAT IS IT?
★ An anchor chart that can be blown up and posted in your room
★ A one-page quick reference for students to use all year when analyzing authors craft and rhetorical devices.

WHAT’S THE CONTENT?
★ 7 Rhetorical Devices Defined and Compared to a Tool
★ Purpose for each Rhetorical Device Clearly Explained
★ All 3 Sides of the Rhetorical Triangle Included & Labeled
★ Author’s Craft & Rhetorical Device Defined
★ RI 7.2, 7.5, 7.8, 7.9 (This can and should be used for middle and high schoolers alike.)

HOW DOES THIS RELATE TO COMMON CORE/ TN READY?
How do you teach students to trace and evaluate the argument in a text -or- analyze the structure of a text and how each section contributes to the central idea?

This is dense content, especially for middle schoolers; the standards covered are foundational CCCS (and/or TNReady) standards.

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TNReady Bell Ringer Races for Middle Grades ELA

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Start the year with Ready, Set, TNReady Bell Ringer Races for ELA in the middle grades (6-8). Featuring an engaging and motivating theme with independent student tracking built in, this bundle provides bell ringers for you to use the entire year to set your students up for success on this new test.

Designed as a race with “passage pit stops” and “student race logbooks,” students track their progress throughout the year in their very own logbook where they also record answers and explain their rationale.

These questions are painstakingly aligned to the TNReady test; this includes passages, question stems, question types, and aesthetic appearance.

For a more detailed overview, check out this YouTube Overview:


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