# A continued exploration of Obama's letter to her younger self

In this lesson, we will consider how Michelle Obama uses rhetoric to give her younger self advice at times when she needed it the most. We will explore how rhetoric has been used to create a reassuring, personal tone by Obama, in a way that we have never seen rhetoric used before.

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# Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Rhetoric can be used to encourage:

1/5

Q2.Michelle Obama experiences a transformation as she:

2/5

Select two (2) boxes

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Q4.Michelle Obama writes a letter to herself to give:

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Q5.An example of anaphora would be:

5/5

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Quiz:

# Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Rhetoric can be used to encourage:

1/5

Q2.Michelle Obama experiences a transformation as she:

2/5

Select two (2) boxes

3/5

Q4.Michelle Obama writes a letter to herself to give:

4/5

Q5.An example of anaphora would be:

5/5

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# Change: Michelle Obama and Lennie James

Complete the questions below:

Q1.Transformation means:

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Q2.To put events in chronological order means to:

2/6

Q3.'Just when you think you’ve done it, the four of you will be shot out of a cannon into the unknown.' This phrase uses a:

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Q4.Michelle Obama uses emotive language to show that each event was:

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Q5.Rhetoric is used to give advice through the use of:

5/6

Q6.Michelle Obama gives herself this advice to show herself:

6/6

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# Change: Michelle Obama and Lennie James

Complete the questions below:

Q1.Transformation means:

1/6

Q2.To put events in chronological order means to:

2/6

Q3.'Just when you think you’ve done it, the four of you will be shot out of a cannon into the unknown.' This phrase uses a:

3/6

Q4.Michelle Obama uses emotive language to show that each event was:

4/6

Q5.Rhetoric is used to give advice through the use of:

5/6

Q6.Michelle Obama gives herself this advice to show herself:

6/6

# Lesson summary: A continued exploration of Obama's letter to her younger self

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