This assignment approaches persuasive writing from the point of view of advertisement. Students can design their own sneaker, then write a persuasive essay urging customers to buy their shoe, sporting the slogan as the essay title.
• Explanation pages for teachers and students
• Prewrite planning page with sneaker template and fill in prewrite list
• Lined page with sneaker graphic for “publishable” final draft
• Persuasive writing guide specifically tailored for this assignment