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Lesson overview:Comparing Obama and James' use of rhetoric in the letter form

  • In this lesson, we will compare the differences and similarities in the use of letter form as a way to encourage change by Michelle Obama and Lennie James. We will explore the key purpose of both letters. We will then study how both writers use rhetoric in similar or differing ways to reflect on the change that impacted themselves, others, and the world as a result.
  • In this lesson, we will compare the differences and similarities in the use of letter form as a way to encourage change by Michelle Obama and Lennie James. We will explore the key purpose of both letters. We will then study how both writers use rhetoric in similar or differing ways to reflect on the change that impacted themselves, others, and the world as a result.

In this lesson, we will compare the differences and similarities in the use of letter form as a way to encourage change by Michelle Obama and Lennie James. We will explore the key purpose of both letters. We will then study how both writers use rhetoric in similar or differing ways to reflect on the change that impacted themselves, others, and the world as a result.

Content guidance

Contains conflict or violence.

Supervision Level

Adult supervision suggested.