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92 resources with the concept persuasive language

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Ratification Battle | By One Vote: Woman Suffrage in the South

For Students 5th - 12th
2020 is the 100-year anniversary of the passing of the 19th amendment. A short BPS video details the dramatic scene in the Tennessee legislature as the amendment passes by one vote.
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Tea with Penelope: A 2-Point Perspective of the Edenton Tea Party

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
A brief introduction to Penelope Barker sets the stage for a discussion about political cartoons and the persuasive technique used to create them. A graphic organizer aids scholars in the analysis of a piece of work using a 2-point...
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The Equal Rights Amendment

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The debate over the Equal Rights Amendment continues. To better understand the controversy, class members research the history of attempts to get the amendment ratified. In addition, pairs engage in a structured academic conversation...
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Dreams for the World

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s speech "I Have a Dream" is the focus of a lesson plan that challenges scholars to reflect on the famous work then compose a piece of their own. A whole-class discussion delves deep into the speech, taking a...
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Recognizing Persuasive Language

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Lose 10 pounds in one day, guaranteed! With the sixth installment from the digital media literacy series, scholars identify common types of persuasive language. They learn to look beyond techniques such as telling stories, presenting...
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Creating Persuasive and Effective Visuals

For Students 4th - 12th Standards
Advertisers know how to use persuasive techniques to create powerful visuals that inform and influence others. Class members examine these techniques and then demonstrate their knowledge as they craft posters, flyers, collages, etc. for...
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Do Not Try to Kid a Kidder: The Art of Persuasion

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The power to convince others of your argument lies in your knowledge of rhetoric! A thorough packet covers the basics of persuasion, including logical appeals and fallacies, and applies strategies to letters to the editor,...
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Persuasive Techniques in Advertising

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Ever wonder if that miracle product in the commercial is really a miracle? Chances are, the only miraculous part is how many people the advertisers are able to convince to buy it! Class members look over short descriptions of techniques...
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Position Paper Rubric

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
What are your expectations for a final argument essay? Let students know what you're looking for with a position paper rubric that includes criteria for references, mechanics, policy development, and more.
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I Don’t Think So: Writing Effective Counterarguments

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
When it comes to writing effective arguments, writers must do more than simply make a claim, counterarguments must be considered. Aspiring writers analyze counterarguments in editorials, and then learn how to write counterarguments in...
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Writing an Opinion: Is Pride Good or Bad?

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Does pride really goeth before the fall, or can it be essential to one's development? Second graders read two of Aesop's fables that refer to pride in their morals, and write a short essay about whether pride is good or bad, based on...
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Presenting Persuasively (Grades 9-12)

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
As a review of persuasive techniques, groups develop a one-sentence slogan designed to entice others to purchase a produce or adopt a point of view. The group then craft a storyboard for a commercial for their product.
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Understanding Language: Slant, Spin, and Bias in the News

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
We live in a time of fake news, alternative realities, and media bias. What could be more timely than an activity that asks class members to research how different sources report the same topic in the news?
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Writing Informational Text: Lemonade Stand

For Students 3rd Standards
Use a performance task to assess third graders' ability to read informational text. After they plan a lemonade stand business, young entrepreneurs implement that plan through informational writing. The task assumes learners can...
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Choose Your Words Wisely (Grades 9-12)

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Words, words, words. The function of words in persuasive writing is the focus of a group activity that asks members to analyze how words advertisers use are designed to influence targeted audiences.
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Defining Propaganda

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
21st century learners live in a media world. Help them develop the skills they need to be able to analyze the barrage of propaganda they face daily, with a resource that introduces them to the type of persuasive appeals found in news,...
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Convince Me!

For Students 6th Standards
With the help of six graphic organizers, writers share their opinion on a bad habit, the greatest city, a desirable pet, a recommended book, and the importance of education. Using their supporting reasons and facts, pupils use the blank...
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Evaluating Ads

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What makes a commercial memorable? Is it the same qualities that make it effective? Young consumers analyze the messages in different advertisements, focusing on persuasive techniques, production details, and positive and negative...
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Analyzing Persuasive Techniques in Advertising

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A commercial may sell its product to only 1% of its viewers, but 1% of 10,000,000 people can garner quite a profit. Explore the ways advertisements use persuasive techniques, including humor, celebrity testimonials, emotional appeals,...
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Persuasive Essay: Grade 5

For Teachers 5th Standards
Improve your fifth graders' persuasive writing skills in four weeks. Working independently, in peer editing groups, and with instruction, writers work over the 17 sessions to craft an argumentative essay. They craft a well-organized...
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Opinion Argument Writing Packet

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
You won't need much persuading to use an argumentative writing packet in your language arts class! With helpful reference pages, guided practice through the writing process, examples of opinion and argument writing, and a thorough...
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Persausive Writing

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
A unit on persuasive writing guides elementary learners through the writing process. The first part examines the elements of persuasive writing, including expressing an opinion, connecting ideas, using supporting facts, and writing...
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Persuasive Writing Skills Worksheets

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
What makes you want to buy that new car? Or vote for that popular politician? Study the persuasive techniques commonly found in advertisements or argumentative writing, including repetition, exaggeration, and fact vs. opinion.
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Aristotelian Appeals: Logos, Ethos, and Pathos

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How are commercials and advertisements able to convince their audience that they need to buy a certain product? Study Aristole's appeals with an engaging lesson that focuses on the use of ethos, pathos, and logos in claims and arguments.