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Persuasive Devices Sorting Activity

Teach Starter Publishing
PDF | 8 pages | Years: 3 - 6

A hands-on sorting activity to use when introducing persuasive devices.

When writing a persuasive text, students must be able to use persuasive devices effectively.

Cut out and laminate the persuasive sentence cards. Distribute these among the students.

As a class, match each sentence to the persuasive device being used. The persuasive devices included in this teaching resource are:

  • personal pronouns
  • rhetorical questions
  • emotive words
  • exaggeration
  • facts.


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