Techniques of Persuasive Language: Practice Worksheets

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So, your students are familiar with different techniques of persuasion and they can identify them in use… but can they implement them in their own writing?
This product contains SIX different activities will help students become confident using persuasive techniques in their own writing. The exercises are varied – requiring students to write sentences, paragraphs and a full speech.

CONTENTS:

Writing Examples: This worksheet lists 20 different persuasive techniques, and requires students to write their own examples of each, making sure that they understand them.

Persuasive Language In An Advertisement: This worksheet requires students to think about how persuasive language is used in advertising. The worksheet provides the image for an advert, and students are required to write the accompanying text.

Being More Persuasive: This worksheet contains 15 different sentences which aren’t particularly persuasive, and requires students to re-write these and use persuasive techniques to make them more convincing.

Writing To Persuade: This worksheet requires students to write short paragraphs in response to different scenarios, using specified persuasive techniques.

Writing a Short Speech: This worksheet requires students to write a short persuasive speech. There is a planning process included, although students are required to write the final version in their notebooks or on lined paper.

Identifying Ethos, Pathos & Logos in a Television Commercial: This worksheet requires students to find a commercial (one they have seen on TV, or they can find one online), and then fill in this worksheet in an attempt to analyze how ethos, pathos and logos are used.

*** Please note: There are no answer keys included for these exercises, as they are all independent writing exercises.

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Techniques of Persuasive Language: Practice Worksheets
Techniques of Persuasive Language: Practice Worksheets
Techniques of Persuasive Language: Practice Worksheets
Techniques of Persuasive Language: Practice Worksheets