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Persuasive Sentence Starters

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Have your students begin their persuasive writing with a strong sentence starter.

These persuasive sentence starters will help to get your students… well, started! Set them out on the right track with these strong opening statements. Give your students a copy each for their books or print out on A3, laminate and cut them and then put them up in your room.

  NSW Curriculum alignment

  Victorian Curriculum alignment

  • VCELY230

    Create short imaginative, informative and persuasive texts using growing knowledge of text structures and language features for familiar and some less familiar audiences, selecting print and multimodal elements appropriate to the audience and purpose

  • VCELY266

    Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive texts demonstrating increasing control over text structures and language features and selecting print and multimodal elements appropriate to the audience and purpose

  • VCELA277

    Identify features used in imaginative, informative and persuasive texts to meet the purpose of the text, and understand how texts vary in complexity and technicality depending on the approach to the topic, the purpose and the intended audience

  • VCELY299

    Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive texts containing key information and supporting details for a widening range of audiences, demonstrating increasing control over text structures and language features

  • VCELY329

    Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive print and multimodal texts, choosing text structures, language features, images and sound appropriate to purpose and audience

  • VCELY320

    Analyse the text structures and language features used in imaginative, informative and persuasive texts to meet the purpose of the text

  Australian Curriculum alignment

  • ACELY1671

    Create short imaginative, informative and persuasive texts using growing knowledge of text structures and language features for familiar and some less familiar audiences, selecting print and multimodal elements appropriate to the audience and purpose...

  • ACELY1678

    Identify the audience and purpose of imaginative, informative and persuasive textsElaborationsidentifying the author’s point of view on a topic and key words and images that seem intended to persuade listeners, viewers or readers to agree with t...

  • ACELY1682

    Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive texts demonstrating increasing control over text structures and language features and selecting print,and multimodal elements appropriate to the audience and purposeElaborationsusing pri...

  • ACELY1690

    Identify characteristic features used in imaginative, informative and persuasive texts to meet the purpose of the textElaborationsdescribing the language which authors use to create imaginary worlds; how textual features such as headings, subheadings...

  • ACELY1694

    Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive texts containing key information and supporting details for a widening range of audiences, demonstrating increasing control over text structures and language featuresElaborationsusing re...

  • ACELY1701

    Identify and explain characteristic text structures and language features used in imaginative, informative and persuasive texts to meet the purpose of the textElaborationsexplaining how the features of a text advocating community action, for example ...

  • ACELY1704

    Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive print and multimodal texts, choosing text structures, language features, images and sound appropriate to purpose and audienceElaborationsusing research from print and digital resources t...

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Is there any possibility of getting one of these for narratives/imaginative?

Tahli Caban · Mar 14th, 2018

Hi Tahli, thanks for your message and request.

I have found a couple of resources that may be helpful for you when focusing on narratives and imaginative writing. I hope that you find these useful:
https://www.teachstarter.com/teaching-resource/narrative-sentence-starter-cards/
https://www.teachstarter.com/teaching-resource/imaginative-writing-stimulus-wheels/

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Have a great day, Tahli.

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Is it possible to change the font on this one?

Katelyn Williamson · Aug 22nd, 2016

Hi Katelyn,

Thank you for your comment. We have updated the font on this resource and it is available to download again now.

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Jill (Teach Starter) · Aug 30th, 2016

What a great resource to have on hand.

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