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Using Persuasive Language Worksheet – Living in a Treehouse

$0.99 or Free on Plus | 1 page (PDF, Google Slides)|Grades: 2 - 4

A worksheet to consolidate students’ understanding of persuasive devices.

Use this teaching resource when exploring persuasive devices with your students.

Students imagine that they are trying to convince their parents that it is a good idea for them to live in a treehouse in their backyard. They must write sentences to convince their teacher of their viewpoint using:

  • alliteration
  • opinion
  • emotive language
  • rhetorical questions.

  Australian Curriculum alignment

  • ACELA1478

    Understand how different types of texts vary in use of language choices, depending on their purpose and context (for example, tense and types of sentences)Elaborationsbecoming familiar with typical structural stages and language features of various 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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