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What are the elements of an excellent, high-scoring persuasive essay, and how do you teach them?
Persuasion Points answers those questions for secondary teachers, helping you seamlessly teach the explicit elements of high-scoring persuasive essays, which are so important for end-of-course writing examinations, state assessments, advanced courses, and national college-entrance tests.
These 82 ready-to-go strategic exercises save you time and make writing instruction easy to incorporate in your instructional hour. Author Brian Backman includes:
- writing exercises for students, with teacher notes and reference sheets;
- tools to help students practice drafting, revising, and editing their essays while infusing elements of style;
- practice essays for students to score against a rubric;
- skill-sharpening games and activities for the whole class; questions for close reading; a glossary of terms; and 101 writing prompts.
With Persuasion Points, your students will be able to tackle any persuasive writing task with confidence!