This item includes an anchor chart that compares Persuasive Essays and Expository Essay. It can either be completed as a class or prepared before the lesson.
The activity included asks the students to read 2 passages, decide on what the genre is (persuasive or expository) and then explain their choice. There are 6 passages altogether.
I have used this in my classroom for many years, and it proves successful. I have taught it as an independent activity as well as partner work. It is a great way to introduce either genre once you have worked with one of them!
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