Persuasive Writing

Persuasive Writing

Persuasive Writing Prompt

Students, in small groups or teams, nominate, discuss and draft a petition to right a perceived wrong in the school or community.

Characteristics of Persuasive Writing

  • stated position or belief
  • factual supports
  • persuasive techniques
  • logical argument
  • call to action
  • Additional Internet sites

    Occasions for argumentative essays

    Online tutorial on how to develop an argumentative essay.

    Argument and Persuasive Resources

    A one-page article that describes this genre while also including links to examples of persuasive writing.

    Please email Ms. Scarbrough if you have any questions or comments here.