The Five Canons of Rhetoric in the Upper School

Andrew Kern discusses the importance of rhetoric in upper schools.

Classical Rhetoric is more than just a stage in a child’s development – it’s a culmination of one process and the commencement of another. By examining each of the five cannons of classical rhetoric, you will see the immense power of the classical curriculum to prepare young men and women for leadership, for service, and for the kingdom of God.

Andrew Kern

Andrew Kern is the Founder and President of CiRCE Institute. He has also helped found Providence Academy, Ambrose School, Great Ideas Academy and Regents Schools of the Carolinas. Andrew is the co-author of Classical Education: The Movement Sweeping America, The Lost Tools of Writing and The CiRCE Guide to Reading. Andrew is also a consultant and founded the CiRCE apprenticeship.

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