Precis Writing for Rhetorical Analysis


This is part of the Rhetorical Analysis Unit posted by smousseau.

Before students can write a full rhetorical analysis essay, they need sustained in analyzing and writing a more truncated and succinct version. First in groups, and then individually.

How to Write a Precis Document
Precis Google Survey
Precis Rubric

Learning Targets: 
Analyze the argument of a speaker.
Identify the rhetorical relationship in an argument.
Identify choices and/or rhetorical elements a speaker uses to make his or her argument.
Write succinctly.
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