Writing Persuasive Essays DVD

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Writing Persuasive Essays DVD

Item #: V83-V6227-DVD Grades: 5-9

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Persuasive writing -- writing that aims to convince readers to agree with a particular point of view -- is virtually everywhere: in television advertisements, on the campaign trail and in editorials about controversial topics. In Writing Persuasive Essays, a young writer must compose a convincing speech to win his classmates’ votes for student council, while another writer is challenged to research and write a supporting argument in favor of an issue that she feels strongly against. The students explore both the structure of persuasive essays as well as techniques for writing in a convincing way, including the use of compelling evidence to support an argument, appealing to an audience on a logical, emotional or ethical level, and effectively addressing counterarguments. A teacher's guide is included

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23 minutes

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Item # V83-V6227-DVD
Grades 5-9
Series Name Writing for Students
Author Name N/A
Publisher Schlessinger Media
Format Videos & DVDs
Subject Language Arts

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