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98 resources with the keyterm persuasion

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We Need Cash

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners describe charitable, religious, and civic services in their community, and argue for the value of these services. They write a one-page explanation as to why this service is important to the community and why it deserves $5,000.
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Images As Persuasion

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine how images can persuade or influence an audience. They discover how the message an image sends depends on the perspective of the audience.
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Help wanted: Physicist!

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Young scholars investigate current physics research. They role play as experts who present their findings to a Senate subcommittee.
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Why Break the Bank?

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students practice reading and review holiday vocabulary. They review comparatives and superlatives.
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Chop, Chop, Who's There?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students write a letter of persuasion about the problems facing the rainforest. They examine and write about how humans are destroying the rainforest.
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"The Merchants of Cool"

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Why are so many advertisements geared towards the teenage population? Watch a video with your class (link included), and have them fill out the attached listening guide. Then discuss persuasion, presenting biased information, and where...
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Who Decides?

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
A simple, thought-provoking presentation examines decision making and peer pressure. Learners work with with two fictional scenarios and discuss what they would do in each. Some good discussion should come from using this presentation.
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Social Psychology

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
This Sparknotes quiz on social psychology includes 10 multiple choice questions that address attraction, persuasion, group polarization, and conformity. Test-takers submit their answers online for immediate feedback.
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Reading Non-Fiction Structure

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students recognize how different stages of the argument are placed in separate paragraphs. In this writing stages instructional activity, students reassemble an article cut into paragraphs, citing their rationale.  Students write an...
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The Breakfast Busters Persuade Others

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young scholars write persuasive essays about their favorite breakfast cereal after seeing how advertisements are used to influence people.
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What Difference Does A Name Make?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars view the film The Persuaders that discuss the perspective and spin of language use for a variety of issues. They discuss the career of Frank Luntz, a man that runs focus groups to determine how to advantageously phrase...
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I Oppose!--Counter-argument/Classifying

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students create an effective classification and counter argument.  In this counter-argument lesson plan, students decide upon a label for at least three types of people and then describe their groups.  Students describe three types of...
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The Purpose and Power of Persuasion

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders are introduced to and discuss the power of persuasion. After reading text, they identify the author's purpose, perspective and argument. They write their own fiction and non-fiction texts and develop a perspective after...
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Persuade Me

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders give persuasive presentations based on the questions they have researched. They examine appropriate delivery techniques for effective persuasive presentations. (Note: This instructional activity should be taught, after...
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A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders create a multimedia, image only ad campaign on a contemporary controversial issue. They base their public service announcement, Powerpoint presentation, Web page, or video on methods used by Martin Luther during the...
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Lesson One: Protest And Persuasion

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students look for visual signs of protest and persuasion in the world around them. They develop inquiry questions to guide their investigation and identify ideas for their own art making focused on protest or persuasion.
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Persuasion Lesson

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders explore persuasive texts. For this writing lesson, 3rd graders read a story and write persuasive argument about why a tree should not be cut down.
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students identify persuasive techniques and create a graphic with examples of one of the techniques.  In this The Adventures of Tom Sawyer persuasion lesson, students discover common techniques that are used in persuasion and work in...
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Taking a Stand: Pros and Cons of Forest Fires

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students explore the pros and cons of forest fires. In this science lesson, students research the ecological implications of forest fires. Students record their findings in journals and compose a persuasive e-mail to government officials.
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Yes, Thank You!

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Learners explore public signage and create positive message signs. For this social interactions lesson, students explore their own neighborhoods for examples of positive, negative, and neutral signage and use this knowledge to create...
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Convince Me!

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students analyze advertisements meant to persuade a reader to purchase a certain product or service to find out what stands out about the ad or what it is about the ad that persuade readers. They complete an analysis chart, and discuss...
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Teaching With Documents: Powers of Persuasion - Poster Art of World War II

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Pupils analyze 11 posters from wartime and complete a worksheet. They discuss the similarities and differences between the posters and where the posters might have been posted. Student volunteers from each group present the posters to...
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Persuasion: Selling Apples

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students create a commercial to sell apples. In this nutrition meets persuasion lesson, students work in a group to gather nutritional facts about apples that will help them create a convincing argument to help sell apples.
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Teaching with Colorado's Historic Newspaper Collection

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students investigate the history of advertising in the state of Colorado. They compare and contrast the ads from the past to present day. The use of newspapers from local newspapers is useful and the internet can be used to find...