Persuasive Techniques Task Cards:
Comparison, Causality, Parallelism
Contradictory Statements, Misleading Statements, Exaggerated Statements
These cards can be used to help students during a persuasive text unit or as a refresher to prepare for the STAAR test. They correlate to the following TEKS:
5.12 Reading/Comprehension of Informational Text/Persuasive Text. Students analyze, make inferences and draw conclusions about persuasive text and provide evidence from text to support their analysis. Students are expected to:
(A) identify the author's viewpoint or position and explain the basic relationships among ideas (e.g., parallelism, comparison, causality) in the argument; and
(B) recognize exaggerated, contradictory, or misleading statements in text.
* Answer sheet included to record student answers!