King and Malcolm X diction comparison - Section 3: Student Work Time--Evaluate Diction

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Evaluating Diction: Comparing Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr and Malcolm X's Words

Unit 5: Rule Makers And Rule Breakers
Lesson 4 of 8

Objective: SWBAT analyze the cumulative impact of word choices on meaning and tone by comparing the diction of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr and Malcolm X.

Big Idea: How does our attitude about a subject determine the vernacular we use?

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