Shared Reading and Writing How to Persuade People

An emotive paragraph about the destruction of the rainforests from Friends of the Earth provides elementary schoolers with an opportunity to study features of persuasive language. Armed with the knowledge of these conventions, class groups adopt the role of loggers, farmers, ranchers, or environmentalists and prepare to convince the class to adopt their point of view.

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Grade
5th
Subjects
English Language Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Research
Year
2002