A 60 minute lesson in which students will identify and explore the language features of persuasive texts.
Revise the structure of persuasive texts with the students. Discuss the features of the title, opening statement, series of arguments and concluding statement.
Discuss the language features of persuasive texts, as outlined on slide 14 of the Writing Persuasive Texts PowerPoint. Encourage the students to suggest some examples of each persuasive language feature.
Discuss the first example text on slide 15, then encourage the students to label the second example text on slide 16.