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English Lessons Archives. Persuasive Writing Techniques. Summary: A small lesson on understanding the techniques of persuasion and how to get better at persuasive writing.

Persuasive Writing Techniques

Children act out persuasion techniques in small groups and also sort from most powerful to least powerful. Australian Curriculum Links: Lesson Outline: Timeframe: 45 mins – 1 hour 30 mins Introduction: Set learning intention on board so students are clear on what they are learning and why (Learning how to use persuasive language to persuade people to believe our thoughts, like politicians and lawyers do outside of school)Watch a variety of election promises from politicians and discuss their strength in persuading you (children) to believe them.

Body: Handout Persuasive Language Techniques and ask children to get into groups and look at creating 4 examples for 1 of the techniques (e.g. Conclusion: At the end of the role play, give every child 3 sticky notes and list all the Persuasive Language Techniques on the board. Can You Convince Me? Developing Persuasive Writing. ReadWriteThink couldn't publish all of this great content without literacy experts to write and review for us.

Can You Convince Me? Developing Persuasive Writing

If you've got lessons plans, videos, activities, or other ideas you'd like to contribute, we'd love to hear from you. More Find the latest in professional publications, learn new techniques and strategies, and find out how you can connect with other literacy professionals. More Teacher Resources by Grade Your students can save their work with Student Interactives. More Home › Classroom Resources › Lesson Plans Lesson Plan Student Objectives Session 1: The Game of Persuasion Session 2: Analysis of an Argument. English & Literacy KS3 Poetry. Decoding The Matrix Exploring Dystopian Characteristics through Film. ReadWriteThink couldn't publish all of this great content without literacy experts to write and review for us.

Decoding The Matrix Exploring Dystopian Characteristics through Film

If you've got lessons plans, videos, activities, or other ideas you'd like to contribute, we'd love to hear from you. More Find the latest in professional publications, learn new techniques and strategies, and find out how you can connect with other literacy professionals. More Teacher Resources by Grade Your students can save their work with Student Interactives. More Home › Classroom Resources › Lesson Plans Lesson Plan. Download the-great-mouse-plot-pdf.pdf. Mouse plot. Figurative Language - Lessons - TES Teach. Friday Fun Archive. Students worked hard all week?

Friday Fun Archive

Do they deserve a special reward for a job well done? The lesson and project ideas below are meant to fill the bill for Friday afternoon fun and learning. Some are simple games or activities that will reinforce skills as they offer a nice break from structured learning. Others are project ideas to be completed over multiple Friday afternoons. Click a link below to explore any idea in more detail. Profile Posters Learn about students' interests from the "profile posters" they create. Charting a Year of Growth Older students and younger buddies team up for yearlong fun. A Week in the Life of A yearlong project creates a great end-of-year memento. Getting-to-Know-You Venn Diagram Students discover common interests and unique abilities. Chain Gang A colorful chain promotes teamwork all year long.

The Alphabet Game Use this lively, team-based game to reinforce spelling skills. Pop Up a Card This art activity offers monstrous Halloween fun. Who Works at Our School? Reciprocal Teaching. Before Reciprocal Teaching can be used successfully by your students, they need to have been taught and had time to practice the four strategies that are used in reciprocal teaching (summarizing, questioning, predicting, clarifying).

Reciprocal Teaching

One way to get students prepared to use reciprocal teaching: (from Donna Dyer of the North West Regional Education Service Agency in North Carolina) Put students in groups of four. Distribute one note card to each member of the group identifying each person's unique role: Summarizer Questioner Clarifier Predictor Have students read a few paragraphs of the assigned text selection. Encourage them to use note-taking strategies such as selective underlining or sticky-notes to help them better prepare for their role in the discussion.

At the given stopping point, the Summarizer will highlight the key ideas up to this point in the reading. For more information, see the article Reciprocal Teaching for the Primary Grades: "We Can Do It, Too! ". 52.commonlymisspelledmisusedwords.