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Persuasive Writing - 27-page package of guided instructions, templates, graphic organizers, and exemplars that lead students through the process of writing a persuasive essay.
Worksheets can be used with a topic of your choice / student choice OR you can use a topic I've had success with in the past. .PDF topics generate engagement and interesting discussion. .DOC versions allow you to help students with any step of persuasive writing for any topic.
Persuasive Writing covers multiple standards and is time consuming to design materials and to teach explicitly. NOT ANY MORE!
This packet takes students step by step through the process in 10-15 days (depending on student skill level and in class work time available).
Designed for grades 6 - 9, but can be used for younger or older grades. Ideally, you would present the entire packet to students at the beginning of the unit, and guide them EFFORTLESSLY through the packet, one day at a time.
THE .PDF OFFERS 3 TOPIC CHOICES:
1. Effects of Social Media
2. Body Images in Media
3. Messages in Music
**THE EDITABLE .DOC VERSION allows you to use the entire packet and outline pages with any persuasive essay topic!
The packet includes instructions, exemplar guidelines, outlines and drafting templates for each of the following steps:
*Choose Topic & Collect Research
*Annotate Exemplar Sample Essays
*Create a Thesis Statement
*Outline Body Paragraphs
*Draft the Introduction
*Draft Body Paragraphs
*Draft the Conclusion
*Self & Peer Edit
*Publish Final Draft
*SHARE: Gallery Walk or Presentations