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Results for “persuasive” in all grades in Language Arts

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Developing Persuasive Writing Strategies

6 to 12 | Guide
This strategy guide describes the techniques used in effective persuasive writing and shares activities you can use to help students understand and use persuasion in their writing and critical thinking.

Ethics as a Form of Critical and Rhetorical Inquiry in the Writing Classroom

9 to 12 | Support Text,Research Study
What can improve students' engagement in persuasive writing? A strong ethical dilemma and strategies for developing intelligent responses.

Exploring Consumerism Where Ads and Art Intersect

9 to 12 | Lesson
Students add up the effect of images and persuasive language to analyze the art and words in advertisements.

Exploring Free Speech and Persuasion with Nothing But the Truth

6 to 8 | Lesson
Students read Avi's Nothing But the Truth and examine the First Amendment and student rights, and then decide whether the rights of the novel's protagonist, Philip, are violated.

Finding Solutions to Food Waste: Persuasion in a Digital World

| Multimodal literacy, Analyzing persuasive arguments, Persuasive writing, Blogging, Logos, Pathos, Ethos, Barbara, Barbara Yardley, Nancy, Nancy Perdomo, Lesson Plan, Yardley, Perdomo, Unit
Using various reading strategies and resources, students explore the issue of food waste. They also create persuasive arguments and blog posts examining this topic.

Introducing the Essay: Twain, Douglass, and American Non-Fiction

9 to 12 | Lesson
In this lesson, from EDSITEment, students read and analyze essays by Frederick Douglass and Mark Twain. They explore the various methods for writing essays and their basis in rhetorical tradition. They also learn effective strategies for writing essays and argumentative prose. They study the persuasive appeals of ethos, logos, and pathos, and then apply these rhetorical strategies to essay writing projects of their own.

Joining the Conversation about Young Adult Literature

9 to 12 | Lesson
Students create a persuasive case calling for the adoption of a particular young adult literature title into their school's language arts curriculum by writing letters or speeches.

Literary Characters on Trial: Combining Persuasion and Literary Analysis

6 to 8 | Lesson
Students stage a mock trial for a literary character, with groups of students acting as the prosecution, defense, and jury.

Loaded Words: Vocabulary That Packs a Punch in Persuasive Writing

4 to 8 | Lesson
In this minilesson, students practice identifying and purposefully using vocabulary in persuasive writing that is intended to have an emotional impact on the reader.

More Than a Metaphor: Allegory and the Art of Persuasion

9 to 12 | Lesson
In this EDSITEment lesson, students are introduced to the concept of allegory. They read and analyze the allegory used in George Orwell's novella Animal Farm, which is available online through the EDSITEment reviewed Web resource Internet Public Library.
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