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87 resources with the concept persuasive language

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Nonfiction is "No Nonsense"

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Have your class participate in a discussion of the nonfiction genre. Do they enjoy it? Is it boring? Then have them demonstrate the author's purpose by writing an expository text. They view various types of nonfiction and take notes on...
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Persuasive Writing II

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Help your young writers use logic in their persuasive writing. Discuss the characteristics of a persuasive paper, and have pupils work together to explore and solve a syllogism. They will write a short persuasive paper which includes a...
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Talking Heads

For Teachers 6th - 8th
After processing notes from research or an interview, middle schoolers turn the information into a script or dialogue for narrative, persuasive, or expository text. Use this lesson in any writing unit to reinforce proper writing skills.
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Writing Author's Purpose

For Teachers 8th
Write in all three authorial purposes (persuasive, informational, entertaining) with this lesson. Young writers consider a time when a friend of theirs helped them out and gave them advice on something. They write a short paragraph (no...
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Persuasive Writing

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Prior to assigning your class their own persuasive writing task, present this PowerPoint and complete the task as a whole class. It outlines characteristics of persuasive writing, as well as includes a great learning activity. Your class...
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Writing a Television Advertisement

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Pupils choose their favorite television show, craft and illustrate an advertisement for this show, and then write a short paragraph about why the show appeals to them. No provisions are made for children with limited or no viewing...
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Essay Modes: Different Kinds of Essays

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Review many different types of essays with this presentation. Each slide gives a short description of an essay such as narrative or persuasive. Makes for a good overview of various formats.
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Persuasive Language

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students read a persuasive story study persuasive language. They then write a 50-word online advertisement for a target audience to try and sell an unusual item to a targeted audience.
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Talking about Advertising

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners examine tools and techniques of advertising. In this advertising instructional activity, students view ads, disvuss common terms used, and analyze techniques. Learners are presented with situations and must design and...
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Human Nature- Good or Evil?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore the philosophical nature of good vs. evil. In this literacy/philosophy lesson, students read and discuss media articles that illustrate human nature as inherently "good" or "evil." Students practice debating skills and...
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Very Persuasive

For Teachers 6th - 7th
In this writing worksheet, young scholars read about 3 kinds of persuasive devises often found in advertisements. Students match 6 statements with their devise. Young scholars also found examples of persuasive language in newspapers...
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Tell It to the Judge - Persuasive Essay

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars compare and contrast a classic fairy tale with a fractured one and complete a graphic organizer. Then they write a persuasive essay following the steps of the writing process. Finally, students publish their completed...
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Helping Homeschoolers: Rigorous and Relevant Writing

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Maximize the strengths of the homeschooling relationship to improve the quality and focus of your child's writing.
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Persuasive and Emotive Language Lesson Plan

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students explore persuasive language. In this emotive language lesson, students consider the use of language that incites readers as they participate in reading and writing activities that require them to describe a tourist attraction,...
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"Flowers for Algernon" Story and Movie - Final Essay

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students write a persuasive letter to use or not use super-intelligence in the future that is based on the "Flower for Algernon" movie seen. They clearly state the theme of the story and their thesis should describe this theme with at...
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Figurative Language 2

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students read nursery rhymes and advertisements to identify examples of figurative language. As a class, students discuss the use of figurative language and its effectiveness in advertising, children's books, rhymes, poetry, etc. ...
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Where Have All the Endangered Gone?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore animals that are endangered. They choose an endangered animal that they would like to keep from becoming extinct. Students create a persuasive presentation to persuade someone to understand why they feel keeping their...
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Writing Book Reviews

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students explore new authors and genres they might like to read. The understand the ingredients of a book review. They write book reviews using persuasive language to recommend books.
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20 Dream Holidays for the 21st Century

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students practice detailed reading and study holiday vocabulary. They practice comparatives and superlatives.
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Screening the Silver Screen

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars write New York Times Movie Guide Reviews using descriptive and persuasive language.
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A Defense of the Electoral College

For Students 9th - 12th
New ReviewEach presidential election year, the debate about the electoral college rages. Michael C. Maibach's "A Defense of the Electoral College" offers young political scientists an opportunity to examine a reasoned argument for why the...
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Write an Election Day Letter

For Teachers 9th - 12th
New ReviewFor some, getting to the polls to vote is no easy task. Voting may mean needing to choose between a job and civic duty. But what if Election Day was a national holiday? After reading an article about the pros and cons of designating...
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Ratification Battle | By One Vote: Woman Suffrage in the South

For Students 5th - 12th
New Review2020 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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Persuaded or Informed?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Give each learner a newspaper for this lesson! As a group, read select editorials and discuss them with your class. Are these articles informational or persuasive? Cut out select editorials and have learners identify the purpose of each...