Lesson Goal: Students will understand the value of power words in persuasive texts.
1.6 extend understanding of texts by connecting the ideas in them to their own knowledge and experience, to other familiar texts, and to the world around them
2.4 identify some simple elements of style, including voice, word choice, and different types of sentences, and explain how they help readers understand texts
Use of adjectives in persuasive writing and media.
Includes Two Worksheets:
Powerful Words Practice - Your task is to replace the underlined words in the three sentences by using more powerful words that are convincing.
Powerful Words Search and Find - Identify Big Idea and Power words
Power Word chart - Sort the following words as negative and positive