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Lesson 1: Convince Me, if You Can!


Writing Persuasive Texts Unit Plan - Year 5 and Year 6 | Lesson 1 | 60 minutes


A 60 minute lesson designed to introduce the genre of persuasion.


Australian Curriculum alignment

English > Year 5 > Literacy > Interacting with others
Clarify understanding of content as it unfolds in formal and informal situations, connecting ideas to students’ own experiences and present and justify a point of view (ACELY1699)

English > Year 6 > Literacy > Interacting with others
Participate in and contribute to discussions, clarifying and interrogating ideas, developing and supporting arguments, sharing and evaluating information, experiences and opinions (ACELY1709)

English > Year 5 > Literacy > Interacting with others
Use interaction skills, for example paraphrasing, questioning and interpreting non-verbal cues and choose vocabulary and vocal effects appropriate for different audiences and purposes (ACELY1796)

English > Year 6 > Literacy > Interacting with others
Use interaction skills, varying conventions of spoken interactions such as voice volume, tone, pitch and pace, according to group size, formality of interaction and needs and expertise of the audience (ACELY1816)