This week of Literacy focuses on writing persuasive letters. It includes an opportunity to read good examples, look at the skills involved in writing persuasive letters, planning the letter and an opportunity to write one.
Five, fully resourced lessons all for under £1 a lesson!
Day 1: Reading good examples of persuasive letters and looking at the features of persuasive writing.
Day 2: Skills lesson focusing on using strong sentence openers.
Day 3: Lesson about Fair Trade to generate an argument for buying Fair Trade produce. This lesson includes information about Fair Trade for pupils to record and discuss - all the research has been done for you!
Day 4: Planning their persuasive letter on differentiated planning grids.
Day 5: An opportunity to go through a good example of a persuasive letter on the board to remind children of the success criteria and a chance for the class to write their own persuasive letters to the headteacher.
This full resourced lesson describes to younger pupils what the 2017 general election is they can understand. It introduces them to key vocabulary such as 'voting', 'Member of Parliament', 'House of Commons' and 'ballot box'. All you need to do is slice up 30 pieces of paper and a cardboard box for your class to use to vote!
During this interactive lesson, pupils will learn how people vote, who they vote for and what MPs do. They then vote for a class MP / student councillor to give voting a try themselves!
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