by kristylee martin
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Persuasive texts are part of our daily lives.
Students learn to express their opinion
and consider other opinions or points of
A form of emotive expression.
Students learn how to
create systematic and
Students understand how different
audiences and purposes of persuasive
writing determines the language choices
texts is influenced
by identity and
Students begin to understand the persuasive
nature of the marketing they are exposed to
through television, the Internet, and other
represents a unique mode
of learning (Emig, 1977).
Creates powerful learning strategies through
process and product (engages students
through individual interest topics and
multimodal teaching and learning methods).
Topic selections need to be at
the interest of the students.
Students need to be
to interpret, evaluate
Higher order thinking-skills
need to be refined.
More cognitively demanding.
Students need to adhere to
appropriate use of the structure
and language features when writing
persuasive texts (Kopelke, n.d).
Students often lack support for justifications,
have poorly organised structure and immature
Active participants in own
learning. Scaffolded using
'gradual release of
group, small group,
partner and individual
learning)., Catering for diverse learning styles (using
multimodal teaching and learning styles
to engage and maintain student interest).
strategies to embrace learning., Encorporate other learning areas
(science, S&E and history, etc).
Best lesson plan opportunities
Persuasive writing words and
phrases selection (scaffold).
'The Great Chocolate Chip Cookie Taste Off'
Writing persuasive letters
template and exemplars
Tourist flyer evaluation
Is television is bad for children?
Modern fairytale characters
should be allowed in the hall of
The technology used at school is out of date.
Sport should be compulsory in
the school curriculum.
Is facebook a dangerous innovation?
Should we send humans to mars?
Value of new knowledge
when teaching English
to future middle school
Self-Review (How? and What? Reflection)
Other curriculum learning
areas to teach
Build students vocabulary
to develop persuasive
Oral langugae activities to develop
persuasive language skill sand
Teaching and learning
strategies to scaffold learners.
Explicitly teach structure and language.
Assessment to support
students and make
Future Teaching (Government of S.A, 2011)
Persuasive writing require ability to
logically sequence ideas and use
Supporting students to order thoughts and
develop rich vocabulary to write persuasive
Teaching and learning strategies to foster a
gradual release of responsibility in supporting
students to independently write a persuasive text
Students peer and
self-assess to reflect on
work and improve their
How teachers ensure
students have sufficient
and accurate knowledge to
base their work is the
Topic selection is limited to
comply with the year 6-10
Australian National Curriculum.
In many cultures, it is not appropriate nor practiced
within the culture to express an opinion.