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Argument and persuasive writing

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Shout out for Shakespeare!
Should Shakespeare remain on the curriculum? Students explore  … read more
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First and last paragraphs - what comes in between?
Students are given the first and last paragraphs from pieces  … read more
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Taking responsibility for protecting the environment: a persuasive task
A series of provocative images to prompt students' opinions on  … read more
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Letter of complaint
A letter writing task for the popular, fictional (yet faulty)  … read more
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Writing to argue and persuade: techniques
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Comparing persuasive speeches
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Persuasive hangman
A list of persuasive techniques for students to try and guess!  … read more
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Persuading your parents
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England riots persuasive speech analysis
Suggestions for using a word analysis quadrant to help students  … read more
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Can you sell a house?
A fun activity which puts your students' persuasive writing skills  … read more
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Recipe for a formal letter
A fun activity in which students cut out sections of a formal  … read more
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Planet Perfect!
A persuasive writing activity in which students have to create  … read more
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A formal letter of complaint
Students select the most appropriate sentence starts for a formal  … read more
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Argument writing secrets
A secret formula for writing good arguments to help students  … read more
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The man on the wall story problem
A task which prompts students' creative thinking to develop  … read more
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Olympic product launch
Students write a launch for a new sports drink to try and win  … read more
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Writing to persuade checklist
A simple checklist for assessment, peer assessment, or planning  … read more
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Got a problem? Let me help you!
A good guide to writing convincing problem page letters and responses.  … read more
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High School Musical hits the UK!
Persuade the producers that your school is the place for a UK  … read more
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It's all in the structure
A useful template to help students to structure their arguments  … read more
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Monster hunt - writing a persuasive letter
A writing mat to assist KS3 students in writing a persuasive  … read more
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Rat o' burger!
A RAT in my burger! Students read and annotate this letter, and  … read more
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Oh, the agony!
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Two Obama speeches!
The acceptance and inaugural speeches crunched! Compare the two  … read more
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Big Brother is watching…
Based on a fictional newspaper article about introducing CCTV  … read more
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Flog that house!
A lovely persuasive activity, well suited to lower ability pupils.  … read more
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Cats are better than dogs! Miaow!
Pupils colour code or annotate a simple speech, flagging up its  … read more
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Pick a pair - revising the features of persuasive writing
Aka pelmanism. A nice way of consolidating key terminology.  … read more
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Young people's council meeting
Write a speech to deliver to the council about the needs of young  … read more
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Achieve your dream
An enticing stimulus for a persuasive letter writing task - apply  … read more
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Building an argument
A handy PowerPoint, ideal for teaching argumentative writing.  … read more
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Pick a pair - revising the features of an argument
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Room 101
Students write a persuasive speech in which they petition for  … read more
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Persuasion skills
Revision sheets on writing to persuade, including advice on writing  … read more
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Persuasive writing skills - a set of worksheets covering (nearly) everything!
A set of worksheets showing students how to use rhetorical questions,  … read more
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'Theme Park' persuasive writing leaflet
Plans and writing frames to help students to design and evaluate  … read more
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A chain email
Explore the techniques used in this argumentative email.  … read more
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Estate Agency Details
An estate agent's description of a house could be misleading  … read more
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Revising persuasive tactics
Timed PowerPoint presentation based on the mnemonic 'A forest'  … read more
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Dickens' letter to The Times
Use the letter and persuasive techniques provided to explore  … read more
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Persuasive poster task
In groups, produce a poster to persuade non-smoking pupils to  … read more
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An interactive matching exercise for 'Persuasive techniques bingo'
Match the terms with their definitions. Perfect for use on an  … read more
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Persuasive writing worksheet
Learn persuasive skills to apply to your own work.  … read more
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Persuasive techniques (teacher's copy)
A flexible mix and match activity. (Match the technique to the  … read more
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Persuasive techniques
Match the terms with the correct definitions and examples. Available  … read more
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Bullying leaflet - a Publisher template
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To argue or persuade
Five steps to exam success. A well designed handout to aid students'  … read more
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Writing to argue. Should fireworks be on sale?
A useful resource that could help to supplement and aid teaching  … read more
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Argumentative writing: school uniform
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The structure of informative and persuasive writing
5 pages, including OHT checklists of features of informative,  … read more
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Writing a speech
User friendly resources for preparing a persuasive speech on  … read more
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Persuasive techniques bingo
Lovely bingo style game, including techniques card, definitions  … read more
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Campaigning for farm animals - persuasive / powerful language
A cloze exercise and teacher's notes examining the use of emotive  … read more
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3 minute speeches
A task sheet, including ideas for subjects, tips and step by  … read more
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5 page group project
Analyse and create a leaflet. Includes grids to complete for  … read more
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Speakers corner
An exercise in persuasive writing.  … read more
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Junk it!
Design a poster in which you put across your views about junk  … read more
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