Character X-Ray and Hot Seating – Analyzing a Persuasive Essay or Speech

Topic: Analyzing a Persuasive Essay or Speech  CLI Strategy: Character X-Ray and Hot Seating  Subject: ELA - Reading  Grade: Middle/High Students will be able to: Analyze the rhetoric and tactics used in writing a persuasive essay or speech. Procedure Character X-Ray  Print out the essay or speech. Have students break apart and cut up the essay … Continue reading Character X-Ray and Hot Seating – Analyzing a Persuasive Essay or Speech

Hot Seating: How-To

Basic Instruction Choose a student or group of students to play a character. Similar to a talk show, student(s) will answer questions in role as their character. Questions can come from a host and/or the class. Variations Have multiple students play the same character, different perspectives of the same character, or different characters. Pair up … Continue reading Hot Seating: How-To