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English Unit: Persuasive Texts

English Unit: Persuasive Texts
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Description

This unit plan is a great way to support students plan, draft and compose persuasive texts. The unit contains a detailed presentation, an abundance of classroom display posters, student reference cards, accompanying worksheets, scaffolds and templates and activities. At the completion of the unit, there is an assessment template for teachers to utilise to assess student learning. The unit also contains persuasive writing prompts that can be used for this assessment purpose also. 
 

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

AC9E4LA03 9

Identify how texts across the curriculum have different language features and are typically organised into characteristic stages depending on purposes

AC9E4LY03 9

Identify the characteristic features used in imaginative, informative and persuasive texts to meet the purpose of the text

AC9E4LY06 9

Plan, create, edit and publish written and multimodal imaginative, informative and persuasive texts, using visual features, relevant linked ideas, complex sentences, appropriate tense, synonyms and antonyms, correct spelling of multisyllabic words and simple punctuation

ACELA1490 8.4

Understand how texts vary in complexity and technicality depending on the approach to the topic, the purpose and the intended audience

ACELY1690 8.4

Identify characteristic features used in imaginative, informative and persuasive texts to meet the purpose of the text

ACELY1694 8.4

Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive texts containing key information and supporting details for a widening range of audiences, demonstrating increasing control over text structures and language features

EN2-8B old

Identifies and compares different kinds of texts when reading and viewing and shows an understanding of purpose, audience and subject matter

EN2-2A old

Plans, composes and reviews a range of texts that are more demanding in terms of topic, audience and language

EN2-3A old

Uses effective handwriting and publishes texts using digital technologies

EN2-OLC-01 new

Communicates with familiar audiences for social and learning purposes, by interacting, understanding and presenting

EN2-VOCAB-01 new

Builds knowledge and use of Tier 1, Tier 2 and Tier 3 vocabulary through interacting, wide reading and writing, and by defining and analysing words

EN2-RECOM-01 new

Reads and comprehends texts for wide purposes using knowledge of text structures and language, and by monitoring comprehension

EN2-CWT-01 new

Plans, creates and revises written texts for imaginative purposes, using text features, sentence-level grammar, punctuation and word-level language for a target audience

EN2-CWT-02 new

Plans, creates and revises written texts for informative purposes, using text features, sentence-level grammar, punctuation and word-level language for a target audience

EN2-CWT-03 new

Plans, creates and revises written texts for persuasive purposes, using text features, sentence-level grammar, punctuation and word-level language for a target audience

EN2-SPELL-01 new

Selects, applies and describes appropriate phonological, orthographic and morphological generalisations and strategies when spelling in a range of contexts

EN2-HANDW-02 new

Uses digital technologies to create texts

EN2-UARL-01 new

Identifies and describes how ideas are represented in literature and strategically uses similar representations when creating texts

VCELA277

Identify features used in imaginative, informative and persuasive texts to meet the purpose of the text, and understand how texts vary in complexity and technicality depending on the approach to the topic, the purpose and the intended audience

VCELY299

Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive texts containing key information and supporting details for a widening range of audiences, demonstrating increasing control over text structures and language features

VCELY300

Reread and edit for meaning by adding, deleting or moving words or word groups to improve content and structure

VCELY302

Use a range of software including word processing programs to construct, edit and publish written text, and select, edit and place visual, print and audio elements

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