These resources support the persuasive writing genre.
The tasks involve designing a poster to advertise:
a fireworks sale
a cauldron shop
a magic wand shop
and can easily be adapted to include : a broomstick shop/sale or spell shop.
Both presentations detail the signposts of persuasion - 'catchy phrases', 'bold slogans' etc.
I have included a homework task which could be used as a warm up before a 'Big Writing' class session.
The word wall activity promotes independent dictionary referencing or thesaurus work.
The word mat supports composition for children who need more support and helps with illustrations - a key feature of a persuasive poster.
A very enjoyable task which engages the learners and particularly relevant in this season.