Teachers TV: Primary English lesson starters - Persuasive writing

This collection of video lesson starters can be used to stimulate a variety of persuasive writing tasks with a KS2 class.

Teachers TV: Primary English lesson starters - Persuasive writing

This collection of video lesson starters can be used to stimulate a variety of persuasive writing tasks with a class aged 7-11.

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Primary writing starters - Charlotte's Web

This English lesson starter uses E. B White's book Charlotte's Web to help pupils learn how to write persuasively.

Persuasive writing (ages 7-11)

This video features five lesson starters that are designed for teachers to use with pupils to generate persuasive writing.

Clips


Persuasive writing: School uniform

This video features five lesson starters that are designed for teachers to use with pupils to generate persuasive writing.


Persuasive writing: Our neighbourhood - Positives

Interviews from shopkeepers offering positive points of view about their area.


Persuasive writing: Our neighbourhood - Negatives

Interviews from shopkeepers offering negative points of view about their area.


Persuasive writing: Anti-smoking

Three young people involved in campaigning for an NHS initiative in north London share their opinions.


Persuasive writing: Keeping pets

Children introduce us to their pets, explaining why they are particularly fond of them and one or two disadvantages of looking after them.

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