Teaching Resource

Using Persuasive Language – A Turtle for a Pet

PDF, Google Slides | 1 page|Grades: 2 - 4

A worksheet that allows students to practice using persuasive devices in their writing.

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

Students imagine that they are trying to convince their teacher that it is a good idea to get a turtle for a classroom pet. They must write sentences to convince their teacher of their viewpoint using:

  • personal pronouns
  • opinion
  • emotive language
  • rhetorical questions.

  National Curriculum Curriculum alignment

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