Steps to Writing a Persuasive Essay

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Steps to Writing a Persuasive Essay

  1. 1. The Persuasive Essay<br />By: Gina Finelli<br />
  2. 2. What is a Persuasive Essay?<br />
  3. 3. In an episode of “Everybody Loves Raymond,” Marie writes a persuasive letter to the FBI interviewer whom is interviewing Robert (her son)…<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0cThuaPUD_Q&feature=PlayList&p=16B069ABF7F24A36&playnext=1&playnext_from=PL&index=15<br />What is the issue that Marie is arguing to the FBI boss?<br />What reasons/examples does she use in her letter to persuade the boss?<br />
  4. 4. Persuasive Essay Plan <br />
  5. 5. Persuasive Essay Format Example<br />
  6. 6. 5 Persuasive Essay Steps<br />
  7. 7. Stand Your Ground!<br />1. Pick your position- which side of the problem/issue are you on?<br /><ul><li> Phillies
  8. 8. Blackberry
  9. 9. Yankees
  10. 10. iphone</li></li></ul><li>Getting To Know Your Audience<br />2. Analyze the audience in which you are writing your persuasive essay to.<br />
  11. 11. Facts, Facts, Facts…<br />3. Use evidence to convince your audience: Statistics, facts, quotes, ect…<br />* You argue to increase the number of healthy food choices that are sold in the Union:<br />"Most incoming college students don't have mom to pick out their foods for them anymore or pack their lunches, and so (the students) start making unwise choices," including in the campus cafeterias and grills, where fast-food fare abounds” Dr. Janet Colson, professor of human sciences and a registered dietitian.<br />Calorie Counter:<br /><ul><li> Chicken Ceasar Wrap: 590
  12. 12. Pepperoni Pizza (1 slice): 338
  13. 13. 12” Italian Hoagie : 1004
  14. 14. Cheeseburger: 359</li></li></ul><li>Get to Know Your Enemy!<br />4. Explain and refute the opposite view within your essay… <br />CONAN O’BRIEN VS. JAY LENO<br />If you were arguing to keep Conan’s spot on NBC, how would your refute Leno’s opposite view on the situation?<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FpJQLdRNrPE<br />
  15. 15. Final Thoughts…<br />5. Wrap up your final thoughts, and restate your opinions in the last paragraph on the essay<br />
  16. 16. Reasons to Know How to Write a Persuasive Essay…<br /><ul><li> Emphasizes critical thinking and analysis skills
  17. 17. Preparation for Standardized Testing
  18. 18. Relativity: Writing to a newspaper on a local/national issue that concerns you
  19. 19. Or to sway a institution/company’s decision
  20. 20. Provides practice for college admissions/cover letter writing</li></ul>Have you ever wrote a persuasive letter?<br />
  21. 21. References<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0cThuaPUD_Q<br />http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/51043.php<br />http://caloriecount.about.com/<br />http://i.ytimg.com/vi/8neJpsFmzQg/0.jpg<br />www.janaedwards.com (Persuasive Essay format Word doc.)<br />http://scrapetv.com/News/News%20Pages/Entertainment/images-5/conan-obrien-and-jay-leno.jpg<br />http://www.writeexpress.com/writing-a-conclusion-for-an-essay.html<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FpJQLdRNrPE<br />http://www.derii.org/images/phillies1.jpg<br />http://www.bronxbabe.com/yankees.jpg<br />

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