Today in class, we went over the homework questions, and then we did an in-class assignment on rhetorical précis. In class, we read this article:
We then completed a rhetorical précis for that article. Here are the instructions, examples, and a template for completing a rhetorical précis:
The rhetorical précis on the Tom Cruise article was completed in class. The homework is as follows:
Find an article online or in a magazine that you are interested in reading. Complete a rhetorical précis for this article using the format described in "How to Write a Rhetorical Précis." Bring your completed précis with you to our next class.
Chris Trompas - English teacher at the Learning Choice Academy in Chula Vista and La Mesa, CA.