Persuasive writing

With this T4T tutorial, students use literary devices to convince or persuade readers. They develop an understanding of the importance of identifying common literary devices used to persuade readers; recognizing the effect of devices on readers; and using literary devices in persuasive writing. This tutorial includes instructional suggestions for teachers (introducing the strategy, practicing the strategy, reinforcing the strategy, applying the strategy to everyday teaching, and assessing use of the strategy) and resources for students (introductory activities, data charts, student guide and self-assessment rubric).

Cross-curricular, Geography, Politics / Civics / Activism, Science
Targeted grade range:
Intermediate (4-6), Middle (7-9), Senior (10-12)
Adaptable grade range:
Primary (K-3)
Type of lesson:
Fully developed lesson plan
Intellectual tool:
Thinking strategies: Share
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