English in the Time of Coronavirus

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Schools are closing across the U.S. in an attempt to stem the tide of coronavirus infections. ELA Academy is a good source of free instructional videos for English language arts.

Curriculum Resources – Rhetoric

This page is intended to help high school English teachers (especially Pre-AP and AP Lang) and homeschooling parents who are trying to wrap their minds around how to teach rhetoric and rhetorical analysis.

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Intro to Rhetoric & Rhetorical Analysis

Need help understanding rhetoric and rhetorical analysis? Then this is the perfect place to start! Click here to watch the latest ELA Academy video: Have you seen my rhetorical analysis video for Julius Caesar yet? Mark Antony’s funeral oration is a great example of an orator skillfully persuading the audience to change their minds 180 degrees – a … Read more

Antony’s Rhetorical Appeals update

As I explained in yesterday’s post, I decided to re-record some of my old videos with my new and improved microphone. Today’s refreshed video is Antony’s Rhetorical Appeals. Here’s a link to the original post, which now links to the new video. Don’t miss the handout and other materials! Antony’s Rhetorical Appeals Click here to … Read more