Rhetorical Appeals
Central Idea
Greek and Latin Roots
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100

This rhetorical appeal relies on logic, reason, and evidence to persuade the audience.

What is logos?

100

 In a news article discussing climate change, what would likely be the central idea?

What is the impact of climate change on the environment and society?

100

What is the meaning of the root "bio" in the word "biology"?

What is life or living organisms?

100

Why might different readers interpret and compare themes in a text differently? 

What is because of individual perspectives, experiences, and analytical approaches?

100

Provide a word with a positive connotation that could be used to describe someone's perseverance.

What is determination or resilience?

200

In a speech about environmental conservation, a scientist with multiple research publications in prestigious journals speaks about the importance of protecting natural habitats. What rhetorical appeal is being used?

What is ethos?

200

In a novel about friendship and loyalty, what might be the central idea?

 What is the importance of trust and loyalty in relationships?

200

What is the meaning of the root "geo" in the word "geography"?

What is earth or land?

200

How can analyzing the use of symbolism and imagery contribute to comparing two themes in a text?

 What is by revealing how themes are reinforced or represented through symbols in a text?

200

Identify an example of foreshadowing in the novel and explain its significance to the plot.

What is hinting at future events or outcomes to build suspense or anticipation?

300

 In a persuasive essay arguing for the benefits of exercise, the author presents statistical data showing the correlation between regular physical activity and improved cardiovascular health. What rhetorical appeal is being utilized?

What is logos?

300

What is the specific topic or subject an author focuses on throughout a text called?

What is the central idea?

300

In the word "metamorphosis," what does the root "morph" denote?

What is form or shape changing?

300

What role do comparisons between two themes play in understanding the author's intended message?

What is helping to uncover the deeper significance or purpose of the text?

300

 Why might an author use specific sensory words to describe a setting in a descriptive paragraph?

What is to create a vivid mental image and evoke reader's senses?

400

A television commercial features heartwarming images of families spending quality time together in a clean and cozy home, while a sentimental melody plays in the background. What rhetorical appeal is being employed?

What is pathos?

400

Why is identifying the central idea important for readers' understanding of a text?

What is understanding the purpose, message, or main focus of the text?

400

 What does the root "port" mean in the word "transport"?

 What is to carry or to convey?

400

 How can comparing two themes impact the view of the text?

What is by giving the reader multiple paths to understand?

400

How does the author's use of figurative language contribute to the overall tone of the poem?

 What is by creating vivid imagery or conveying specific emotions?

500


What kind of rhetorical appeal is being used here?

What is Logos?

500

When analyzing a text for its central idea, why is context for the story important? Why is there a need to know the background details?

What is allows reader to fully understand the central idea and the author's purpose

500

What is the meaning of the root "graph" in the word "autograph"?

 What is writing or written?

500

 What is the importance of finding textual evidence to support comparisons between two themes?

 What is to provide concrete examples and strengthen the analysis?

500

 In a story about perseverance, what theme might the author be exploring?

What is overcoming challenges or never giving up?

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