Persuasive Product Pitch Assignment

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6th - 8th
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Persuasive Pitch Assignment | PDF & Digital: Fans of the TV shows "Shark Tank" and "Dragon's Den" will love this assignment. Students will develop an idea of how to improve their school (e.g. installing recycling bins, creating a snack program, etc.) then they will pitch their idea to the judges (their classmates). After all of the presentations, students will vote on which idea they would invest their money in. This assignment is scaffolded into 5 different lessons.

  • This resource contains individual PDFs of student pages to assist with online learning i.e. Google Classroom™. The unit also comes with Google Slides™ versions of the included graphic organizers for 1:1 technology schools.

This assignment contains:

  1. Unit overview
  2. Daily lesson plans
  3. Graphic organizers
  4. Product pitch video examples (must have reliable internet to access)
  5. Assignment sheet
  6. Assessment criteria
  7. Individual PDFs for Google Classroom
  8. Google Slides for 1:1 technology schools

Teacher Feedback

  1. "My students loved the idea of Dragon's Den style product pitches to learn persuasive techniques! They had a blast while watching the two show episodes and analyzing the products, as well as creating their own products and pitching them. They created excellent advertisements and came up with great ideas!"
  2. “Perfect activity for middle school!”
  3. “A fun activity to support persuasive writing.”
  4. “This is a fun activity for students to do. It focuses on oral language and persuasion techniques, which students enjoy.”

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45 pages
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Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Prepare for and participate effectively in a range of conversations and collaborations with diverse partners, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
Integrate and evaluate information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.
Evaluate a speaker’s point of view, reasoning, and use of evidence and rhetoric.
Present information, findings, and supporting evidence such that listeners can follow the line of reasoning and the organization, development, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
Make strategic use of digital media and visual displays of data to express information and enhance understanding of presentations.


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