A unit set of worksheets and answers with 6 sessions on teaching and learning resources of persuasive writing based on New Bloom's Taxonomy.
After completing this unit students will be able to:
- SESSION 1 - REMEMBERING: STRUCTURE & FEATURES - Introduce claim(s) about a topic or issue, acknowledge and distinguish the claim(s) from alternate or opposing claims, and organize the reasons and evidence logically.
- SESSION 2 - UNDERSTANDING: LANGUAGE & TECHNIQUES - Establish and maintain a formal style.
- SESSION 3 - APPLYING: PLAN - Support claim(s) with logical reasoning and relevant, accurate data and evidence that demonstrate an understanding of the topic or text, using credible sources.
- SESSION 4 - ANALYSING: DRAFT - Use words, phrases, and clauses to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among claim(s), counterclaims, reasons, and evidence.
- SESSION 5 - EVALUATING: FEEDBACK - Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented.
- SESSION 6 - CREATING: PERSUASION - Write arguments focused on discipline-specific content.
This download includes:
- EXERCISE 1: Use your persuasive techniques to convince your customers.
- EXERCISE 2: Identify the sentences that show the structure and features of a given persuasion.
- EXERCISE 3: Identify the sentences that show the author's use of persuasive language and techniques.
- EXERCISE 4: Follow the graphic organizer to plan your persuasion.
- EXERCISE 5: Follow the persuasive structure to organise the first draft of your persuasion.
- EXERCISE 6: Use the checklist and the rubric to evaluate each other’s work.
- EXERCISE 7: Use the PQP and TAG techniques to peer-review each other’s work with constructive feedback.
- EXERCISE 8: Use the following persuasive prompt to write the final draft of your persuasion.
- EXERCISE 9: Demonstrate your knowledge of PERSUASIVE WRITING by attempting one of the following tasks.
- EXERCISE 10: Multiple choice questions on persuasive writing.
- EXERCISE 11: Identify the structure and features of the given persuasive paragraph.
- EXERCISE 12: Identify the persuasive language and techniques used in “The Advantages of Cotton Clothing”.
- EXERCISE 13: In the following paragraphs, only a claim and evidence is given. Select a topic sentence that best introduces the paragraph.
- EXERCISE 14: Read the persuasive paragraph, “The Importance of Reading and Writing” and answer the following questions.
- EXERCISE 15: Think of creative titles for the following short persuasive paragraphs.
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- To challenge early finishers
- For effective tutoring
- As ESL stations and sub tubs
- As holiday work and homework
- For small group collaborations
- For an end of unit assessments
- For reinforcement and enrichment
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