A ready to use lesson plan that presents teaching and learning resources on persuasive writing.

After completing this lesson, the students will be able to:

  • Gain knowledge of the persuasive techniques.
  • Apply authorial technique of persuasion to present arguments in speaking and writing.
  • Analyse author’s use of persuasive language and its impact in writing.
  • Demonstrate command of the conventions of persuasion in writing.

This download includes:

  • Vocabulary Overview - Persuasive, Persuasion, Persuade
  • Real Life Application and Cross-Curriculum Links - Science, Math, Social Studies
  • Flipped Lesson Part - Videos
  • Success Criteria - Persuasive Writing Checklist
  • Lesson Starter: Matching persuasive techniques with their meanings.
  • Discussion: Structure of Persuasive Paragraph
    Collaborative Tasks:
  • Pair-Share: Using persuasive techniques to convince customers.
  • Think-Write: Identifying persuasive techniques used in a persuasive paragraph.
  • Write-Share: Choosing a topic to write a persuasive paragraph.
    Mini-Plenary: 5 Online Quizzes
    Assessment Rubrics
    Differentiated Tasks: Demonstrating the skill of persuasion in writing.
    Extensions: Using persuasion map to map arguments for persuasive write up.
    Plenary: Answering multiple choice questions on persuasive writing.
    Home Learning:
  • Identifying the elements and indicators of a persuasive paragraph.
  • Selecting a topic sentence that best introduces the paragraph.
  • Reading a persuasive paragraph to answer the given questions.
  • Thinking of creative titles for the given short persuasive paragraphs.
    Common Core Standards: ELA-Literacy-Writing - 6-8.1a-e
    Skills: Social and Cognitive

Here are some possible uses for these in your classroom:

  • To challenge early finishers
  • For effective tutoring
  • As ESL stations and sub tubs
  • As holiday work and homework
  • For small group collaborations
  • For an end of unit assessments
  • For reinforcement and enrichment
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Created: May 23, 2017

Updated: Mar 9, 2019

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