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Persuasive Devices Sorting Activity

Teach Starter Publishing
PDF | 8 pages | Grades: 3 - 6

A hands-on sorting activity to use when introducing persuasive devices.

When writing an opinion piece, students must be able to use persuasive devices effectively.

Cut out and laminate the persuasive sentence cards. Distribute these among the students.

As a class, match each sentence to the persuasive device being used. The persuasive devices included in this teaching resource are:

  • personal pronouns
  • rhetorical questions
  • emotive words
  • exaggeration
  • facts.


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