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'For' and 'Against' Sorting Activity (Complete Set)

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A set of 5 sorting activities to use when introducing students to the persuasive text type.

Use this teaching resource when introducing persuasive writing to your students.

Students cut out the ‘for’ and ‘against’ statements and paste them in the correct column of the table provided.

Topics include:

  • Fish Make the Best Pets
  • All Children Should Play Weekend Sport
  • Tablets Should Replace Paper and Pencils in the Classroom
  • Listening to Audio Books is Better Than Reading Books
  • Hover Boards Are Better Than Bikes.

  NSW Curriculum alignment

  Victorian Curriculum alignment

  Australian Curriculum alignment

  • ACELA1447

    Understand that the purposes texts serve shape their structure in predictable waysElaborationsdiscussing and comparing the purposes of familiar texts drawn from local contexts and interests (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)becoming f...

  • ACELA1463

    Understand that different types of texts have identifiable text structures and language features that help the text serve its purposeElaborationsidentifying the topic and type of a text through its visual presentation, for example cover design, packa...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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spelling error, agruing rather than arguing

Shellene Martin · Jan 27th, 2017

Resource Updates

  • Missing 'i' in confidence has been fixed.

    Fix by Jill (Teach Starter) Jan 26th, 2020

  • 'Boost' spelling error fixed on the 'All Children Should Play Weekend Sport' worksheet.

    Fix by Victoria (Teach Starter) May 22nd, 2017

  • A spelling error was fixed.

    Fix by Karen (Teach Starter) Mar 12th, 2017

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