Argument and persuasive writing

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Structuring an argument
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Non-fiction writing dice game
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First and last paragraphs - what comes in between?
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Revising non-fiction text types
A comprehensive guide to revising different types of non-fiction  … read more
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Structuring your response
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AQA GCSE English Language Paper 2 writing tasks: speech and article
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Taking responsibility for protecting the environment: a persuasive task
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Writing to argue and persuade: techniques
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Winston Churchill speech excerpt
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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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Recipe for a formal letter
A fun activity in which students cut out sections of a formal  … 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
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Olympic product launch
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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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Sequencing George Bush's 9/11 address to the nation
Using clues in the speech to guide them, students put the speech  … read more
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It's all in the structure
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Work experience
A focused resource on structuring an argument, looking at the  … 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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School trips - what a useless waste of time!
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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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Pick a pair - revising the features of persuasive writing
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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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Top grade persuasion
Clear and accessible tips for exam success. Great for visual  … 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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Crunched version of 'I have a dream' (Martin Luther King)
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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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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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To argue or persuade
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Writing to argue. Should fireworks be on sale?
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Writing to advise exam preparation
Sample question - write a GCSE revision advice sheet. Includes  … read more
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Writing to persuade exam preparation
Example question (a persuasive school newsletter piece) and handy  … read more
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Writing to argue exam preparation
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Persuasive techniques bingo
Lovely bingo style game, including techniques card, definitions  … read more
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Argumentative writing
Questions to ask when studying.  … 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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Speakers corner
An exercise in persuasive writing.  … read more
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Hoovers - an exercise in Persuasive Language (could easily lead to a piece of persuasive writing too)
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