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I'd love to connect with you on Twitter and Pinterest! How to teach persuasive writing Have students listen to or read examples of persuasive writing. Students can work together to generate at least three good reasons to support an argument.
Mint should stop making pennies. Break down the elements of a persuasive speech or piece of writing: an introduction that states the position clearly, at least three pieces of evidence to support the position, and a conclusion that restates the topic and summarizes the main points.
With students divided into two groups, they took part in a spirited Visible Thinking debate called Tug of War. Once students had planned out two different opinions, they selected one to turn into a full paragraph in their writer's notebooks.