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27 resources with the keyterm persuasive techniques

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Alia's Mission

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Have your class discuss the problems faced by those in war-torn nations using this resource about a librarian in Iraq. After reading Alia's Mission: Saving the Books of Iraq, learners answer cause and effect questions, summarize the...
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Dollars and Votes: 2012 Election

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
What comes to mind when learners think about campaign financing? Secondary pupils watch a video about the fundraising climate during the 2012 presidential election and discuss Super PACs and Supreme Court legislation as a group. Focusing...
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Advertising and Healthy Decisions

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze alcohol and tobacco ads and create parodies of them. The eight lessons in this unit include discussions about why teens smoke or drink, the psychology behind the advertising, and writing persuasive letters to agencies,...
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The War of the Worlds

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Use this famous story to hook your class on science fiction. Learners read The War of the Worlds, by H.G. Wells, and engage in comprehension activities. They answer questions about prefixes and suffixes, analyze persuasive techniques,...
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Franklin D. Roosevelt

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Discuss the life of Franklin D. Roosevelt. This story, called "Franklin D. Roosevelt" by Laura Hamilton Waxman, is used to explore comprehension skills. Some of these skills include identifying prefixes and suffixes, making comparisons,...
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Studying Documentaries Like a Writer - Looking For Persuasive Techniques

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Revisit the documentaries viewed in the previous lesson in this series in order to take a look at the persuasive techniques employed by the documentary creators. Small groups watch the films a second time, taking notes on two provided...
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How Advertisers Persuade

For Teachers 7th - 8th
This plan centers around the article "How Advertisers Persuade," although it is not included in the lesson itself. Get your class thinking about advertising, appeals, and techniques that companies use to get their products from the shelf...
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Refugees at Center Stage

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What is an advocate? Help high schoolers understand the issues forcing refugees to leave their home country. After gaining some information on the subject, high schoolers create a dynamic presentation and persuasive essay encouraging...
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For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How does word choice affect the reading of a text? Compare two headlines that were written about the same event. Is one biased? Discuss how word choice often reveals the author's feelings about a topic. Then look at different techniques...
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You Be the Judge

For Teachers 7th - 8th
What can middle schoolers learn about persuasive writing by observing their snacks? This activity and several others introduce the idea of writing a critique in a persuasive writing assignment. The lesson consist of seven parts, which...
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Creative Convincing

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young writers will love examining  Click, Clack, Moo: Cows that Type for examples of good persuasive writing. Generally, when we write persuasive pieces, there are common words we use. Encourage your writers to identify these words and...
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Persuasive Techniques in Advertising and Make Your Own Advertisement

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Are you looking for a collaborative and fun way to teach persuasion? This could be a great resource for you! After reviewing advertising techniques and searching for examples of propaganda, have your class create and present their own...
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Problem, Solution, and Persuasion

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Persuasive techniques are best understood when class members have to apply them. This resource requires young learners to convince people who are deceived about the harmful side effects of cigarettes of the consequences of smoking....
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Teach21 Lesson: To the Extreme, Lesson 9/15

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Extreme sports seem to be the focus of this fun project, but only you will know that your students are learning persuasive writing techniques. As they continue their Press Kits to promote their fictional extreme sports, students study...
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Critical Consumerism

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
What are ads really selling? High schoolers examine persuasive techniques used by print and television advertisements. They generate a list of persuasive techniques they're familiar with, and review other types argumentation and...
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Truth in Advertising

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Does propaganda exist in popular media? Explore the concept of propaganda in this media education lesson. Middle schoolers examine persuasive techniques used in commercials. They then create commercials that feature truthful information.
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Pictures and Slogans Persuade an Audience

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students discover relationships between advertisement and persuasive techniques.  In this literacy and consumer education lesson, students select magazine or newspaper advertisements that use symbols, pictures, and slogans to persuade...
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I'm Convinced!

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine persuasive techniques used to sell products, and create and write an advertisement for peanut butter.
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The Power of Persuasion

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Young scholars research national sites to produce an expository writing and persuasive writing activity for the topic. In this national site research lesson, students examine the quarter designs of 2010 and find them on a class map....
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Historical Witness: Social Messaging

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students examine the persuasive techniques of leaders. For this propaganda lesson, students discover the practices that Louis XIV and Caligula used to persuade others. Students watch "The Merchants of Cool" and discuss propaganda used...
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Writing A Speech Lesson Plan

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students write persuasive speeches. In this speech lesson, students discuss the attributes of persuasive speeches and then write their own persuasive speeches regarding topics of their choosing.
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Buckets of Bucks for World Hunger

For Teachers K - 2nd
Learners participate in a nonprofit organization activity for hunger outreach problems. In this service project lesson, students practice counting coins, complete a service project for a hunger outreach, discuss nutrition and healthy...
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Philanthropy in Literature

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students research philanthropy in three genres: a play, a fable, and a parable. Students read an Aesop fable and answer questions in groups. Students complete steps in two worksheets from 'The Good San Franciscan' and 'Someone Should.'...
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Smiles Change the World

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students develop speaking and listening skills while evaluating a list. For this consensus lesson, students define consensus and discuss how it might be used at recess. After students understand how consensus works, students review and...