Rhetorical Devices: A Handbook and Activities for Student Writers

Rhetorical Devices A Handbook and Activities for Student Writers P Does the following describe your students essays Their arguments are sound their language is clear and they re certainly persuasivebut their writing lacks a certainzz A dash of style would go a lo

  • Title: Rhetorical Devices: A Handbook and Activities for Student Writers
  • Author: Brendan McGuigan
  • ISBN: 1580497659
  • Page: 266
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  • P Does the following describe your students essays Their arguments are sound, their language is clear, and they re certainly persuasivebut their writing lacks a certainzz A dash of style would go a long way Sound familiar If so, your students need this book More than 200 pages explain 33 rhetorical devices that will spice up your students persuasive writing Multiple exercises for every device give students the practice they need to maximize their potential An excellent resource for AP Language and Composition exam practice as well as Common Core classrooms, Rhetorical Devices is a smorgasbord of tools your students need to write lively arguments that really pack a punch From the publisher A Teacher s Edition of Rhetorical Devices is available to educators Call us toll free at 800 932 4593 to order.

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    1. Ich verwende dieses Buch im Grundkurs Englisch zur einf hrenden Erl uterung der stylistic devices.Jedes SD wird mit einem erkl renden Text, Beispielen und bungen eingef hrt Die bungen gehen etwas ber das hinaus, was am Gymnasium verlangt wird SD identifizieren , denn stellenweise sollen SD selber ausgedacht werden Hier kann jeder Lehrer selbst didaktisch k rzen, wenn erforderlich.Besonders witzig jede Kapitel berschrift ist bereits ein Beispiel f r die jeweilige Stilfigur So hei t es im Kapitel [...]

    2. As a teacher and tutor, I find this paperback title Rhetorical Devices to be an indispensable tool in helping my students become better writers It has also been a great aid for students taking AP English class This compact book contains chapters devoted to each of the 33 rhetorical devices, with definitions and examples of each as well as practice exercises The practice exercises range from fairly simple ones requiring students to write sentences reflecting a certain rhetorical device while othe [...]

    3. Most impressive about this book on rhetorical devices is simply the explanations of the various rhetorical terms and how they can be used as a part of your writing This book covers over thirty rhetorical strategies, gives an overview and definition as to what the term is and how it is used for effect, and then has exercises that can be used to practice this writing technique Most of this book is very informative and helpful if you are in any kind of AP Language class these explanations for the t [...]

    4. The book includes a large set of terms 33 in all They re broken down individually with definitions, explanations on their use, and then practice activities The end of the book has a handful of assessments that groups the terms The book is 224pgs in length I m using it with sopho high school students.

    5. Solid little instructional workbook I use it as an extension to rhetorical devices lessons The students find it both challenging and helpful Through their assessments, I m finding that it works

    6. Great book for AP Language and Composition students because of the various rhetorical devices it contains It enriches students minds and shows them that there s to rhetorical devices than just words.

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