Ch 19: PARCC ELA - Grade 10: Critical Thinking & Public Speaking

About This Chapter

Critical thinking in public speaking helps to connect a speaker with the audience. This chapter of the PARCC ELA Grade 10 test prep and practice course guides you through a review of critical thinking ahead of the PARCC exam.

PARCC ELA - Grade 10: Critical Thinking & Public Speaking - Chapter Summary

Adding critical thinking elements into a speech can turn a normal speaking event into something much more engaging. This chapter's collection of lessons for the PARCC ELA Grade 10 review course shows you what these concepts are as you prepare yourself to take the PARCC ELA exam. The critical thinking topics you will be studying are as follows:

  • The contrasts between deductive and inductive reasoning
  • The selective exposure theory
  • The use of pathos, ethos and logos in public speaking

These lessons are all equipped with a timeline feature that allows you to become the director and skip back and forth between topics however you like without having to worry about missing anything. If you have any extra questions about the information you see in the lessons, the English experts at are available to contact directly through the lesson's dashboard.

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