.Step 4: Introduction of the Performance Assessment Next I would show students their major assignment, the performance assessment that they will work on for the next few weeks. I would also begin writing my own essay on a different topic. As they begin this phase of the work, remind students to focus on the content and allow their ideas to flow freely. I would encourage students to share their work with peers and give feedback at all stages of the writing process. There are no supporting facts available. Susan Bentley would be with us today if she had been able to ride on a safe bicycle path. When students see how messy the process can be, it becomes less intimidating for them.
Distribute the Arguments For and Arguments Against worksheet. Later, as students work on their own pieces, I would likely return to these pieces to show students how to execute certain writing moves. Can I prove this statement by referring to accepted authorities and experts? The City Council should establish a budget and a plan to repair, expand, and maintain the bike path system downtown. Unsupported Opinion: Volleyball is more fun than soccer. Explain that good research is critical to a successful persuasive essay.
This practice would reduce panic during a fire and perhaps make the difference between escaping safely and being trapped. Tell them to simply summarize the arguments and then close with a powerful statement relating to their originally stated issue. Brainstorm as many examples as possible.
Host a debate on the issues. Anytime I give students a major writing assignment, I let them see these documents very early on. Finally, explain that ultimately they will be choosing their three best arguments to include in their writing. What would you like to see changed in your school or community? Fire drills should be conducted in homes as well as in schools and other public buildings. It's a time for students to share their work with others and in this case, the world.
Remind students to take detailed notes as they record information that documents both sides of their issue. First of all, having regular fire drills at home would allow all family members to practice what to do in an emergency. Rhythm can be used to aid the flow of ideas. Many of the best examples of persuasive writing save the most compelling viewpoint for third body paragraph leaving the reader with the strongest point before closing.
To prove this statement you could ask a sports doctor. Tell them to simply summarize the arguments and then close with a powerful statement relating to their originally stated issue.
Actually mail the students' papers to the person or organization they're trying to persuade. Fact: Muscle tension increases the risk of injury during sports. Writing a persuasive essay can help you convince others to agree with you.
Which issues do you care about the most? Body: Explain that the body of their essay should contain at least three paragraphs. Distribute the Arguments For and Arguments Against worksheet. Students should never introduce new information in the closing. Grammar, spelling, and punctuation will be corrected in later steps of the writing process. This ultimately looks a little bit like a debate, as students from either side tend to defend their position to those on the other side.