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. 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 Overview Featured Resources From Theory to Practice Persuasive writing is an important skill that can seem intimidating to elementary students. back to top Petit, A., & Soto, E. (2002). Students can discover for themselves how much they already know about constructing persuasive arguments by participating in an exercise that is not intimidating.Progressing from spoken to written arguments will help students become better readers of persuasive texts.