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Transcript of Persuasive writing
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is a view or judgement about something, that is not necessarily based on facts. Your
doesn't have to be all about what you know to be true.
is your own point of view:
what you think, what you prefer or how you feel.
"I think that every classroom should have a pet bearded dragon!"
"My favorite type of pizza is cheese, it is delicious!"
- Ms. Severance
"In my opinion, 3rd graders should have an extra recess every day."
- Third Grade Students Everywhere
Recap...what is an "
is a type of writing that
tries to convince a reader of an
Define the term
By the end of this lesson,
we will be able to...
Create a piece of
using an O.R.E.O graphic organizer
How Do I Start My
Brainstorm an idea
What do you want to write about? Think about a problem and imagine a solution
State you opinion
Begin your piece by telling the reader how you feel using an opinion sentence starter. Try "In my opinion," "I believe," "My favorite," "I like," "I feel" or "I think" to start.
Support your opinion with specific reasons
Tell the reader WHY you feel this way.
Give examples of your reason
Give the reader evidence of your reasons using a fact or a story about your own experience. Give 2-3 examples.
Re-state your opinion
End your piece by repeating your original opinion
- State your
- Share the
why you feel this way
to support your reasoning
- Re-state your
at the end
In my opinion, the third grade class should have an extra recess every day.
The first reason I feel this way, is because it takes a long time to get ready for recess when it is snowy or wet outside.
Putting on and taking off coats, gloves, boots and snow pants takes recess time away from the time we have to play.
I believe we need an extra recess every day to make up for the lost time. "
Get together with your elbow buddy and
a topic you would like to write about
Graphic Organizer to write down your:
- Write down your opinion using a sentence starter ("In my opinion," "I believe," "I feel," "My favorite," "I like" or "I prefer")
- Why do you feel this way?
- List 3 examples to support your reason
- Re-state your opinion
We will share at the end of class if there is enough time
Give an opinion and support it using a
What characteristics make a piece of
writing a "
What characteristics might make a piece "
" - any predictions?
Let's check out an example of "