We found 360 reviewed resources for persuasion techniques
Studying Documentaries Like a Writer - Looking For Persuasive Techniques
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Revisit the documentaries viewed in the previous lesson in this series in order to take a look at the persuasive techniques employed by the documentary creators. Small groups watch the films a second time, taking notes on two provided...
Persuasive Techniques in Advertising and Make Your Own Advertisement
7th - 10th
Are you looking for a collaborative and fun way to teach persuasion? This could be a great resource for you! After reviewing advertising techniques and searching for examples of propaganda, have your class create and present their own...
Identifying Persuasion in Media Literacy
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
As part of a study of media literacy, groups examine advertisements from Money, Fortune, The New Yorker, or Good Housekeeping and identify the types of rhetorical appeals used in the ads. After groups present their findings, the whole...
Unusual Friendly Letters: Persuasion and Point of View
2nd - 3rd CCSS: Adaptable
Elementary schoolers complete word clusters after listening to the book Dear Mrs. LaRue: Letters from Obedience School by Mark Teague. They listen as the teacher stops to point out the unusual point of view and various persuasive...
Would you really buy that? Persuasive techniques in advertising
7th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Discover what persuasive techniques are commonly used in advertisements to convince consumers to buy their products. After discussing and analyzing the ads as a class, small groups label their own print advertisement with post-it notes....
The Gentle Art of Persuasion: Techniques for Persuading Different Audiences
6th - 12th
Students examine the use of persuasive arguments to varying audiences. They define persuasion, read and discuss an article on whether P.E. should be optional, summarize the pros and cons of P.E., and write a letter or a speech.
Persuasion as Text: Organizational, Grammatical, and Lexical Moves in Barbara Jordan’s All Together Now
7th - 8th CCSS: Designed
A thorough lesson on persuasive writing takes middle schoolers through several activities, including group discussion, collaborative posters, and independent writing. They compare historical speeches and analyze the persuasive techniques...
Julius Caesar: The Power of Persuasion
10th CCSS: Adaptable
"Friend, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears..." Those words begin one of the most persuasive speeches in literature. Explore the elements of persuasion in a series of lessons related to William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar. In addition...
Persuasion in Historical Context: The Gettysburg Address
7th - 9th CCSS: Designed
The Gettysburg Address is a powerful text. Use it to teach persuasion and the importance of word choice. The lesson detailed here includes a scaffolded background knowledge activity that includes image analysis of photos from the Civil...
Telling Our Stories of Giving - Writing to Persuade
5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
After identifying the parts of a persuasive piece of writing, young writers explore different prewriting activities for the persuasive essay. They have the option to write a news article, personal narrative, or persuasive essay to...