Using rhetoric to write a letter to your younger self

In this lesson, we will use rhetoric to allow us to write our own 'a letter to myself'. We will do this by drawing from our experience of the rhetoric form so far. We will consider how to structure a response that would persuade our younger self to take our good advice and think about why people might write letters to themselves in times of difficulty.

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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.Transformation means:

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Q2.To put events in chronological order means to:

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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:

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

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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.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

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Change: Michelle Obama and Lennie James

Complete the questions below:

Q1.A short, interesting story to encourage pathos is called :

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Q2.Chronological means:

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Q3.Michelle Obama uses this to give herself advice:

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Q4.Imperatives are:

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Q5.Tenacious means to be:

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Q6.Obama writes this letter to:

Select two (2) boxes

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Quiz:

Change: Michelle Obama and Lennie James

Complete the questions below:

Q1.A short, interesting story to encourage pathos is called :

1/6

Q2.Chronological means:

2/6

Q3.Michelle Obama uses this to give herself advice:

3/6

Q4.Imperatives are:

4/6

Q5.Tenacious means to be:

5/6

Q6.Obama writes this letter to:

Select two (2) boxes

6/6

Lesson summary: Using rhetoric to write a letter to your younger self

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