Unit 5 Writing to persuade

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Unit 5 Writing to persuade

  1. 1. Using Writing to Persuade Unit 5
  2. 2. Scenario for this Unit: <ul><li>You became aware of a change which is going to be occurring very soon in an organization to which you belong (church, school, workplace, etc.). People will get together at a meeting to discuss the change. You know you must be ready to discuss your point of view on this issue. </li></ul><ul><li>The rest of this unit will provide activities to help you fulfill this person's request. </li></ul>
  3. 3. UNIT GOALS <ul><li>Be able to research and articulate your own position on issue, present evidence, support an opinion and refute opposing opinions. </li></ul><ul><li>understand the importance of specifying audience and purpose to select appropriate communication choices. </li></ul><ul><li>Show understanding of summary, synthesis, evaluation, and argument conventions as well as quoting, paraphrasing, summarizing, and documentation. </li></ul>
  4. 4. ACTIVITY OBJECTIVES <ul><li>Activity 1: Write a proposal for essay. </li></ul><ul><li>Activity 2: Write an outline. </li></ul><ul><li>Activity 3: Write an introduction. </li></ul><ul><li>Activity 4: Write the argument. </li></ul><ul><li>Activity 5: Write a conclusion. </li></ul><ul><li>Activity 6: Write a completed draft of an essay. </li></ul><ul><li>Activity 7: Revise and reflect on writing. </li></ul>
  5. 5. UNIT OUTCOMES <ul><li>By the end of this unit, you will be able to </li></ul><ul><li>research and articulate your own position on issue, </li></ul><ul><li>present evidence, </li></ul><ul><li>organize and support an argument using evidence and refutation, </li></ul><ul><li>demonstrate understanding of documentation conventions. </li></ul><ul><li>research gap for a particular issue, </li></ul><ul><li>use strategies to draft a summary </li></ul><ul><li>collaborate with classmates to research. </li></ul>

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