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English Unit: Exploring Persuasive Texts

English Unit: Exploring Persuasive Texts
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Description

This unit plan has been created to support your students to identify the purpose and audience of persuasive texts and create short persuasive texts using a growing knowledge of text structure and language features. The unit comes complete with a presentation, worksheets, classroom displays, a game, writing prompts and a writing template which can be used as an assessment tool.

Suitable for
  • Fast Finishers
  • Relief Teachers
  • Parents
Lesson Structure
  • Individual Activity
  • Rotations / Group Work
  • Class Activity
Curriculum Codes

AC9E2LA03 9

Identify how texts across the curriculum are organised differently and use language features depending on purposes

AC9E2LY06 9

Create and edit short imaginative, informative and persuasive written and/or multimodal texts for familiar audiences, using text structure appropriate to purpose, simple and compound sentences, noun groups and verb groups, topic-specific vocabulary, simple punctuation and common 2-syllable words

ACELA1463 8.4

Understand that different types of texts have identifiable text structures and language features that help the text serve its purpose

ACELY1671 8.4

Create short imaginative, informative and persuasive texts using growing knowledge of text structures and language features for familiar and some less familiar audiences, selecting print and multimodal elements appropriate to the audience and purpose

EN1-7B old

Identifies how language use in their own writing differs according to their purpose, audience and subject matter

EN1-2A old

Plans, composes and reviews a small range of simple texts for a variety of purposes on familiar topics for known readers and viewers

EN1-3A old

Composes texts using letters of consistent size and slope and uses digital technologies

EN1-OLC-01 new

Communicates effectively by using interpersonal conventions and language to extend and elaborate ideas for social and learning interactions

EN1-UARL-01 new

Understands and responds to literature by creating texts using similar structures, intentional language choices and features appropriate to audience and purpose

EN1-VOCAB-01 new

Understands and effectively uses Tier 1, taught Tier 2 and Tier 3 vocabulary to extend and elaborate ideas

EN1-SPELL-01 new

Applies phonological, orthographic and morphological generalisations and strategies when spelling words in a range of writing contexts

EN1-PHOKW-01 new

Uses initial and extended phonics, including vowel digraphs, trigraphs to decode and encode words when reading and creating texts

EN1-CWT-01 new

Plans, creates and revises texts written for different purposes, including paragraphs, using knowledge of vocabulary, text features and sentence structure

EN1-HANDW-01 new

Uses a legible, fluent and automatic handwriting style, and digital technology, including word-processing applications, when creating texts

VCELA212

Understand that different types of texts have identifiable text structures and language features that help the text serve its purpose

VCELY230

Create short imaginative, informative and persuasive texts using growing knowledge of text structures and language features for familiar and some less familiar audiences, selecting print and multimodal elements appropriate to the audience and purpose

VCELY231

Reread and edit text for spelling, sentence-boundary punctuation and text structure

VCELY233

Construct texts featuring print, visual and audio elements using software, including word processing programs

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