Unit 1: Introductions, Key Terms and Definitions, Purpose of Persuasive Writing 5
In this section students will learn all of the basics of persuasive writing. What the main elements of the genre is and the purpose of these elements.
Unit 2: Types of Persuasive Writing 2
In this section students will closely examine and identify the main tools and techniques used persuasive pieces and put into practice identifying these elements as well.
Unit 3: Essay Structure 3
The structure of the essay and how it is developed will be discussed in this section and there will be an assignment to help with the structural planning of the essay.
Unit 4: Practice Writing a Persuasive Essay 7
Here is where the bulk of your practical work will begin. In this section you will be submitting and resubmitting drafts of your intros and thesis statements. I will provide you with adequate feedback and guide you along the journey of thesis and intro writing.
Unit 5 Writing Practice Cont'd 5
Now we will be moving on to the "meat" of your paper in this section we will be going over the development of supporting paragraphs using research and development of your primary/personal ideas and opinions and combining them efficiently.
Unit 6: Drafting and Revising 4
Here I will further guide you through your writing process and allow you to give and receive feedback from your classmates on your writing.