Pointless - Persuasive Writing Edition

Based on the popular game show ‘Pointless’, this resource is perfect for use as a starter activity, plenary, or revision tool. Editable, so that you can change to any other topic or change questions. Containing almost 30 slides of sound clips, engaging visuals, and suitably challenging questions, this resource is effective at both promoting engagement and enhancing learning. There are several full rounds of questions to build learning of Persuasive Writing:
1. Emotive Language
2. Definitions of Persuasive Devices
3. Adding and Contrasting Connectives
4. Remembering Persuasive Devices
The nature of the game ensures that this resource can challenge students of all levels.
A blank template is now included, so that you can create your own Pointless games!

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Created: Nov 13, 2015

Updated: Nov 26, 2018

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