INFORMATIONAL TEXT LESSON {Analyzing A Self-Help Brochure}

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7th, 8th, 9th
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Techniques of persuasion are everywhere! Not only do students need to learn to use them in their writing, they also need to be able to identify and analyze them in use. In this lesson, students have to closely analyze a self-help brochure in terms of the persuasive language techniques used.

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This lesson could be used as part of a larger unit on studying informational texts, or a persuasive language unit. Or, alternatively, it would make a great substitute lesson!

CONTENTS

STEP-BY-STEP LESSON PLAN
This step-by-step plan will guide you through the lesson, providing you with discussion prompts and tips for teaching.

PERSUASIVE LANGUAGE TECHNIQUE DEFINITIONS
As an introductory groupwork exercise, students have to match up persuasive language techniques with their definitions. These slips are provided.

THE TEXT: A Self-Help Brochure
This self-help brochure is an advertisement by a company which aims to help teenagers who suffer from low self-esteem. There are plenty of persuasive language techniques used here.
*Note: This text is provided in full color and black and white versions.

IDENTIFYING PERSUASIVE TECHNIQUES
This graphic organizer helps students analyze, identify and explain the persuasive techniques found in the text of the pamphlet.
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COMPREHENSION QUESTIONS
Included in this lesson pack is a set of comprehension questions - these will help with a close reading of the letter (often asking students to cite textual evidence in support of their answers).
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Total Pages
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INFORMATIONAL TEXT LESSON {Analyzing A Self-Help Brochure}
INFORMATIONAL TEXT LESSON {Analyzing A Self-Help Brochure}
INFORMATIONAL TEXT LESSON {Analyzing A Self-Help Brochure}
INFORMATIONAL TEXT LESSON {Analyzing A Self-Help Brochure}
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