Old Major's speech

In this lesson, we will learn about rhetoric. We will read Old Major's speech and consider how language can persuade people to act.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Who starts the idea of rebellion?

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Q2.What kind of narrator does 'Animal Farm' have?

2/5

Q3.How many points of view do we get to experience with an omniscient narrator?

3/5

Q4.Why did Orwell use an omniscient narrator?

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Q5.Who does Farmer Jones represent from the Russian Revolution?

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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.Who starts the idea of rebellion?

1/5

Q2.What kind of narrator does 'Animal Farm' have?

2/5

Q3.How many points of view do we get to experience with an omniscient narrator?

3/5

Q4.Why did Orwell use an omniscient narrator?

4/5

Q5.Who does Farmer Jones represent from the Russian Revolution?

5/5

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Quiz:

Old Major's Speech

Complete the quiz to reflect on your learning from the lesson about Old Major's speech.

Q1.What is rhetoric?

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Q2.Which of the following are the THREE main components of rhetoric?

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Q3.Why does Old Major say he can be trusted (Ethos)?

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Q4.What collective noun does Old Major repeat?

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Q5.Who does Old Major blame for the poor lives the animals are forced to live?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Old Major's Speech

Complete the quiz to reflect on your learning from the lesson about Old Major's speech.

Q1.What is rhetoric?

1/5

Q2.Which of the following are the THREE main components of rhetoric?

Select three (3) boxes

2/5

Q3.Why does Old Major say he can be trusted (Ethos)?

3/5

Q4.What collective noun does Old Major repeat?

4/5

Q5.Who does Old Major blame for the poor lives the animals are forced to live?

5/5

Lesson summary: Old Major's speech

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