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Persuasive writing powerpoint Persuasive writing powerpoint Presentation Transcript

  • PERSUASIVE WRITING For or Against Pros and Cons
  • PERSUASIVE
    • Convince the reader to believe or do something
    • Buy a product
    • Get the reader to accept a point of view
    • Research, Research, Research
    • FACTS not OPINIONS
  • PERSUASIVE
    • Particular Format
      • Introduction
      • Body
      • Conclusion
  • Persuasive
    • Introduction
      • Hook or Grabber
        • Open with an unusual detail
          • Manitoba has the largest number of garter snakes.
        • Open with a strong statement
          • Cigarettes are the number one cause of lighter sales in Canada
        • Open with a Quotation
          • Elbert Hubbard once said, “Truth is stronger than fiction!”
  • Persuasive
    • Introduction (continued)
      • Open with an anecdote
        • An amusing and attention-getting statement – short and to the point
      • Open with a statistic or fact
        • Research based – use a fact or statistic for emphasis
      • Open with a Question
        • Have you ever considered how many books we would read if it were not for television
  • Persuasive
    • Introduction – (continued)
      • Open with an exaggeration or outrageous statement
        • The whole world watched as the comet flew overhead.
        • The earth is getting warmer because of the greenhouse effect.
  • Persuasive
    • Introduction
      • Three POINTS of your argument
      • Must have a thesis or focus statement
        • Tells the reader the specific topic of the essay
        • Limits the topic – not too broad
        • Helps organize the paper
      • Remember –
        • Grabber
        • Thesis
        • Research
  • Persuasive
    • Body
      • Evidence to support opinion offered in the thesis statement
      • At least three paragraphs
      • Present both sides of the argument
        • Anticipate opposing side
        • Counter arguments
  • Persuasive
    • Body
      • Elaborate – statistics, research, real-life experiences or examples
        • Help the reader see a different point of view
        • Clarify your position – explain your point clearly
        • Think through the process
          • Illustrate
          • Provide background information
        • Draw comparisons
          • Between two points
  • Persuasive
    • Body
      • Elaborate
        • Analyze both sides
      • Use an analogy
        • Identify significant likenesses even if they are different
  • Persuasive
    • Conclusion
      • Summarize the most important details of the argument
        • Restate your thesis or focus statement
        • Summarize the main points
        • Close with a
          • Prediction
          • Question
          • Recommendation
          • quotation
  • Persuasive
    • Transition Words (again)
      • 2 nd , 3 rd , 4 th , and 5 th paragraphs
        • Additionally
        • However
        • Furthermore
        • In addition
        • Also
        • Moreover
        • In conclusion
        • Finally
  • Persuasive
    • Topics
      • Convince your classmates to reduce, recycle and reuse
      • School uniforms
      • Locker searches
      • Homework
      • Censorship
      • Driving age
      • Changing the grading scale
  • Persuasive Thesis First Reason Second Reason Third Reason Conclusion