In persuasive writing, many students have trouble writing a clear thesis statement on what their essay is truly about. In the lesson Teaching Thesis Statements with Movie Trailers, students get to break down what is actually involved in a thesis statement
Persuasive writing is one of my favorite units I get to teach and my absolute favorite book to use is “Hey, Little Ant.” It takes the form of a debate between an ant and a little boy. The boy wants to squish but the ant pleads with the little boy to let h
By the time students reach year 10 they should be able to apply texts to target a certain audience. In this activity students can also use the persuasion and factual text directed at a particular audience
This word list is a great tool to display for students to know what words to use to have the power of persuasion! This can be printed off to give to each student individually as a helper as they go through the persuasive writing process.
A 15 page Persuasive Writing Pack for students to use for the prompt: What is the best type of Halloween candy? There are a few resource sheets for the teacher to use as well as multiple writing sheets for the students to use!