We’ve all experienced the enduring power of words, something that someone says that stays with us for a lifetime. History is also full of such speeches that have endured. Help your students analyze President Lincoln’s Thanksgiving Proclamation and understand why it has endured with this FREE Historical Speech Analysis & Copywork: Thanksgiving unit.
Analyzing literature or historical speeches can seem intimidating, but this FREE Historical Speech Analysis & Copywork: Thanksgiving unit breaks down the steps to analyzing an historical speech and guides students to look at:
- details surrounding the setting of the speech
- what the goal of the speech was
- how the speech was structured
- how the words used appealed to the audience in different ways
- and much more
This unit is designed to supplement a student’s language arts study. It provides the questions to ask, notebooking lines to record answers, and the full text of the speech It also includes print copywork for the students to trace and/or copy.
This unit’s featured speech is President Abraham Lincoln’s Proclamation of Thanksgiving issued October 3, 1863.
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