The Informercial Game is an activity that encourages students to build persuasive arguments with confidence as they present to the class. Teachers should gather mundane objects such as paperclips and pencils that can be used as props for students to advertise during the activity. section students into groups and assign them a useless object. Instruct students to create an advertisement to
persuade the class to purchase their product. Let the groups have time to prepare their advertisement and two minutes to present. After everyone has presented, let the class vote on the best object. Presentations can be scripted, contain visuals, or be improvisational.