language55 Mrs. Greene
Carvers Bay Middle, Language Arts Dept. Language Arts 8B Instructor
 
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Weeks of March 12 through 30
Persuasive Writing
Objectives:
Recognize and use propaganda techniques
Acknowledge and identify various points of view
Recognize author's point of view
Write to persuade
Debate selected topics

Activities:
Make a frequency table of persuasive techniques
Create newspaaper articles and editorials
Participate in a debate
Write a story from a different point of view
Write a persuasive composition
Write a persuasive business letter
Complete PACT Practice Test

Homework:  Identify and record propaganda techniques observed on television
Write a letter to parent or guardian convincing them to increase your allowance

Assessment: rubrics, informal observations, individual
and group work, and participation
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