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The truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth.<br />"Goldilocks and the Three Bears"<br />Life, liberty, and the p...
People recognize patterns by necessity, and three is the smallest number of elements required to create a pattern. This co...
To write a persuasive opinion piece begin with your opinion and then apply the rule of 3.<br />Plan, plan, plan!  <br />Ha...
Let's get thinking about writing opinion pieces with...<br />some FOUR corners!<br />
Here is how it will work:<br />1.  I will show you a statement.<br />2.  You will decide your opinion.<br />3.  You will h...
People have become too reliant on technology.<br />
People must always be held accountable for what they say.<br />
An Eye for and Eye is the best way to <br />deal with offenders.<br />
Students should have to pass the Literacy Test in order to graduate?<br />
Media from other countries should be allowed to broadcast their opinions openly in Canada.<br />
So hopefully things are a little more clear.<br />Persuasive writing can easily be accomplished by remembering a two key t...
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  1. 1. The truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth.<br />"Goldilocks and the Three Bears"<br />Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness...<br />"Three Little Pigs"<br />Go, fight, win!<br />"Three Blind Mice"<br />"Claptraps"<br />Friends, Romans, Countrymen...<br />In "Jack and the Beanstalk" Jack climbs the beanstalk 3 times.<br />The Holy Trinity<br />Location, location, location...<br />I came, I saw, I conquered<br />
  2. 2. People recognize patterns by necessity, and three is the smallest number of elements required to create a pattern. This combination of pattern and brevity results in memorable content, and that’s why the Rule of Three will make you a more engaging and convincing writer.<br />
  3. 3. To write a persuasive opinion piece begin with your opinion and then apply the rule of 3.<br />Plan, plan, plan! <br />Have THREE reasons to support your opinion.<br />When writing, begin with a clear statement of topic and opinion. Follow it up with a path that states your <br />THREE arguments.<br />Put each reason in its own <br />paragraph creating THREE <br />paragraphs.<br />
  4. 4. Let's get thinking about writing opinion pieces with...<br />some FOUR corners!<br />
  5. 5. Here is how it will work:<br />1. I will show you a statement.<br />2. You will decide your opinion.<br />3. You will have an opportunity to debate and discuss <br /> your thoughts with ``like minded`` people.<br />4. You will decide on your 3 BEST reasons to support <br /> your opinion.<br />5. You will share your thoughts with the class in an effort <br /> to persuade others to join your side.<br />Let`s give it a try...<br />
  6. 6. People have become too reliant on technology.<br />
  7. 7. People must always be held accountable for what they say.<br />
  8. 8. An Eye for and Eye is the best way to <br />deal with offenders.<br />
  9. 9. Students should have to pass the Literacy Test in order to graduate?<br />
  10. 10. Media from other countries should be allowed to broadcast their opinions openly in Canada.<br />
  11. 11. So hopefully things are a little more clear.<br />Persuasive writing can easily be accomplished by remembering a two key things:<br />1. Know what your opinion is. If you are not <br /> sure, how can you expect to convince other <br /> people?<br />2. Follow the RULE OF THREE!<br />
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