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This unit is hands-down one of the most motivating and engaging Persuasive Writing units! That's because students get to design a and then create a persuasive advertisement for their ride. They learn all about the elements of persuasive writing along with figurative language and propaganda techniques so that they can attempt to persuade others to try out their original roller coaster.
In this 10-day Persuasive Writing Unit, students will develop background knowledge on roller coasters after reading four informational texts, study and analyze advertisements, develop an understanding of critical components of persuasive writing, write their own persuasive advertisements for a roller coaster they designed, present their advertisements to the class, and actively listen to their peers’ writing. Since students write persuasive ads (filled with figurative language, propaganda techniques, and critical persuasive components) about a roller coaster they created, their engagement level is extremely high in this writing unit.
Guided lessons and activities help students to take their first drafts and transform them into well-crafted persuasive advertisements. When it comes time to present their advertisements to the class, they’ll all be begging to go first. You won’t believe how quickly students master persuasive writing and how strong their final writing pieces become in this Persuasive Writing Unit!
Digital Version Included - This resource includes a traditional PDF version of the student writing packet, as well as a link for Google Slides. This means that this resource is ready for Google Classroom! The digital version of the packet is accessible from any computer and allows students to complete their work online. You’ll find links for digital versions of the student writing packet and the grading rubric included with this resource.
This detailed Persuasive Writing Unit includes:
The Student Persuasive Writing Packet Includes:
Keys: (13 keys total)
Common Core State Standards covered in this unit:
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