Persuasive Essay Examples

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Your young writers will practice identifying the hook, position statement, and main points of two examples of persuasive writing.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Have learners rate each essay according to a rubric that you will use to grade their essays
  • In addition to main arguments, discuss each example's noteworthy descriptive sentences and style of writing
Pros

  • Includes two examples that will serve as good points of comparison
Cons

  • Some grammatical mistakes, but text can easily be copied and pasted into a new document to make any adjustments you like
Common Core