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Persuasive Device Worksheets

Teach Starter Publishing
PDF | 1 page | Grades: 4 - 6

A set of 3 worksheets to use when teaching your students about persuasive devices.

Authors use different persuasive techniques in their writing for many reasons. It might be to sell a product or a service to someone or to convince the reader to feel the same way they do about a particular issue or idea.

Use these worksheets to reinforce the following persuasive devices with your students:

  • rhetorical questions
  • personal pronouns
  • alliteration
  • emotive language
  • modality
  • exaggeration
  • repetition
  • the rule of 3.

Answer keys have been provided with the download.


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